Learning to listen

 

I’m a firm believer in the importance of really seeing and really listening.  Our world is filled with too much artificial noise, and it’s all too easy to miss the very important.  Here’s a fascinating piece about listening:

Close Listening: How Sound Reveals The Invisible

Pinch has made a career of studying how scientists listen. He notes that listening has certain advantages over vision. “The visual field is kind of in front of us — like a kind of screen,” he says, while sound is “all around.”

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