Surprising Science

From an evolutionary perspective, it makes far more sense to have sound capable of changing emotional states rather than vision or smell. Hence our hearing never really turns off, even when we sleep.

Surprising Science

Life’s events happen once and only once, meaning that we do not have defined categories for storing our experiences.

Surprising Science

Our ears do more than hear. They can sense when someone is stressed, relaxed, or angry, and they can recognize the shininess of bathroom walls.

Surprising Science

And all this time you thought you saw with your eyes. A mathematical physicist explains his research into how sound defines the world.