Listen Up – The nature of real-life hearing

Listen Up – The nature of real-life hearing

Listen Up is an Original Widex Podcast designed to tell the story of, the complex nature of hearing and all the world's amazing real-life sounds surrounding you.


January 11, 2021 45 mins
In this episode on AI and Hearing we investigate how hearing aids are becoming progressively smarter and more automatic, because they’re able to analyse the environment, based on libraries and machine learning that is incorporated in the hearing aid.

It’s able to identify different environments and detect different qualities of the sound and amount of noise, and then adjust how it processes the best sound for the user. The question ...
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“We all know Dr. Google has a lot to answer for”

In this third and last episode on the complex nature of tinnitus we go to the internet to debunk some of the myths: Some stories could hold a grain of truth... others are.. well... . maybe in it for the fame and money.

[01:54] A substantial number do have tinnitus

[02:52] Dr. Google and all the (mis)information

[09:16] Tinnitus is not just an auditory disorder. This has to do wit...
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November 18, 2019 14 mins
”You just have to live with it!”
”will it ever go away?”
”it's your own fault”
”it's the sound of my defeat”

Imagine… A cure to make the tinnitus go away!

In this second episode we break the vicious circle. Spoiler alert; there's not a magic button to push, or a pill-to-swallow, it's more…

[00:30] The story of Pawel Jastreboff, the father and creator of one of the most used therapies: Tinnitus Retraining Therapy ...
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November 12, 2019 17 mins
Tinnitus. Is there a cure?
The ringing. You try to cover your ears with the palms of your hands... But it won’t go away. It doesn’t help. The ringing is inside you. Its generated in your brain. It’s not a real sound there is, it’s a phantom sound.

In a three part series we will take apart tinnitus and piece by piece tell the story of what is…. that ringing in the brain.

The vicious circle
[02:17] Standing with my head inside one of the...
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We ́re kicking off, this original podcast by Widex, with a three part series dedicated to the complex nature of tinnitus. We will take apart tinnitus and piece by piece tell the story of what is…. that ringing in the brain.

Listen up is a Widex original podcast. It is produced by hearHEAr podcast studio, edited and scriptet by Anders Guldberg, soundscore by Mathias Lyhne. Speak by John Churchill. Thanks to all the smart people who m...
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