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How nature soothes: Involuntary attention gives your brain a break

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    Ann Arbor News file photo   Be your best and enjoy all the sounds of nature was Simple Ear. There are great benefits for enjoying nature… read on from the University of Michigan scientists.   Outdoor activities like kayaking down the Huron River are good for you in two ways: The exercise will help strengthen your body, and the exposure will help calm your mind.   Horticulturist Adrienne O'Brien has known for years about the restorative powers of nature.   "When I work outside, it's always a stress reliever," said O'Brien, who works at the University of Michigan's...

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Simple Ear Can Help Give You A Hearing Boost

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Simple year gives you 30 to 40 decibel boost in your hearing and it's ready to use out-of-the-box. If you need a boost and don't have a serious hearing loss, try Simple Ear. (If on the other hand, you have a significant loss, see an audiologist). Check out this fun infographic (click on the image to see the full graph) on hearing music.   

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Simple Ear Helps You Be a Better Birder

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 Ask any experienced birder, and they will tell you they rely most on hearing a bird to identify it more so than their ability to see it.  In the middle of summer, the forest often is thick with vegetation, and when birds are still, it becomes incredibly hard to spot them regardless of how bright their colors are.  Fortunately, even if they remain still, birds often will call to each other to communicate to other birds that they have spotted something in the woods, or to call a young one back to its parent.  Using their vocalizations to identify what...

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Improved Hearing Becomes Mainstream

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Only one out of five people with hearing loss actually benefit themselves by using a hearing aid. Today Boomer and seniors can’t accept the fact that they have to deal with a hearing loss and they just get by day in and day out straining to hear in everyday situations. Simple Ear is a new hearing solution founded because today it’s too much of an investment in time and money to get a hearing aid and it’s time more than 20% of people start to do something about their hearing problems. Recent research from the Better Hearing Institute indicates that...

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Can Tinnitus Be Fixed with Hearing Aids?

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What is Tinnitus? Tinnitus is the perception of sound within the human ear (ringing of the ears) when no actual sound is present. Despite the origin of the name, "ringing" is but one of many sounds the person may perceive. Although we hear tinnitus in our ears, its source is really in the networks of brain cells (what scientists call neural circuits) that make sense of the sounds our ears hear. A way to think about tinnitus is that it often begins in the ear, but it continues in the brain. What causes Tinnitus? Tinnitus is not a disease, but...

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