All posts tagged with hearing

Anthropology 105, lecture 8: Ears

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This lecture uses the auditory system to illustrate Mendelian inheritance. First the earlobes – a classic example in teaching laboratories, where attached ea...

Maotherium ears

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Natalie Angier writes about the middle ear of a Mesozoic mammal: “In Mammals, a Complex Journey to the Middle Ear”.

Hawks in NY Times (briefly)

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Thanks to a reader for pointing out the mention of my work in this Natalie Angier article in the NY Times. It’s about variations in human hearing, and refere...

Language, speech, and early humans

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I’m doing a little literature review this week on Middle Pleisocene postcrania. On a somewhat tangential topic, the description of the Sima de los Huesos cer...

Language Log points to my research

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Language Log links to that Science News piece about my work, with a lot of interesting commentary. An old college friend saw it and let me know – it’s amazin...

Hawks featured in Science News

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Bruce Bower has a really nice feature article in Science News about my work on hearing and recent selection:

Hearing at Atapuerca

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A story in Science News by writer Tia Ghose, about the hearing capacities of the Atapuerca/Sima de los Huesos people, has been making the rounds, including S...

Becoming bionic

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A couple of months ago, the Washington Post ran an article by Michael Chorost, who has written a book about his experience with a cochlear implant. I meant t...