Noise Cancelling

This Frog’s Lungs Act Like Noise Cancelling Headphones

This Frog’s Lungs Act Like Noise Cancelling Headphones

For us humans, having a conversation in a crowded room is challenging – it’s often called the cocktail party problem. The mix of sounds arriving at our eardrums needs to be analysed to pick out the sounds of individual talkers and that’s a difficult task. The neural computations involved in…

You Don’t Need to Splurge on Noise Cancelling Headphones

You Don’t Need to Splurge on Noise Cancelling Headphones

As the holidays approach you may have added a pair of wireless noise cancelling headphones to your wish list. But here’s the thing, despite what all the marketing hype claims, noise cancelling technologies aren’t as effective as most headphone makers would have you believe. Unless you spend most of your…