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Futureproof Extra: Of Sound Mind

The Science of Sound with Dr. Nina Kraus

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07.30 30 Nov 2021


Futureproof Extra: Of Sound Mind



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07.30 30 Nov 2021


We are constantly bombarded with sounds but our brain deals with the cacophony of everyday life so well that most of the time we don’t even register them.

And little do we know this engagement with sound leaves a fundamental imprint on who we are.

So, what goes on in our brains when we hear a word, a chord, a meow, or a screech?

Dr. Nina Kraus is the director of the auditory neuroscience lab, Brainvolts, and author of ‘Of Sound Mind: How Our Brain Constructs a Meaningful Sonic World' - she joined Jonathan to discuss.

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