World’s Best Hearing Aid Ads

Time for a little lighter fare.  Here’s a selection of print and billboard ads for hearing aids from around the world.  Some are funny, some are bizarre and there’s one I don’t get at all.

  • Saucy Widex ad (New Zealand)

 

 

Mind Reading Hearing Aids?

Connecting your hearing aids and your brain.

What’s going on between your ears when you’re losing your hearing? Emerging research is beginning to give us some revealing, and disturbing answers about brain function and hearing loss.  But it also offers some hope.

brain-scan
Credit: Anu Sharma

First the bad news:  Take a look at this picture.

On the left, is the brain of a person with normal hearing and the areas that process sound are lit up as they should be.  But on the right is the brain of a person with mild hearing loss.  As you can see there’s less activity and what there is has shifted to other areas. Continue reading “Mind Reading Hearing Aids?”