Selective hearing is a fascinating aspect of human perception that often draws attention due to its impact on communication and social interactions. It refers to the ability of individuals to focus on specific sounds while filtering out others, allowing them to hone in on relevant information in a noisy environment.
Sound is a fundamental aspect of human perception, connecting us to our environment and allowing us to communicate and interact with the world around us. From the soothing melodies of a song to the warning sirens of danger, sound plays a crucial role in our daily lives.
The majority of past studies on hearing loss associated with mobile phone use regard it as cochlear impairment. An inaccessible-to-speech range due to reduction in selective frequencies can lead to serious reduction in reception of short-duration vocal cues in speech, such as volume burst duration and speech onset time.
Auditory processing disorder, or APD, has recently been receiving more exposure in the medical and general community, creating awareness for children who suffer from this disorder and helping to increase access to diagnostic care.