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Kirtland Community College Library RF 290 .O94 2019 30775305549942 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780525534228
  • ISBN: 0525534229
  • ISBN: 9780525534242
  • ISBN: 0525534245
  • Physical Description: print
    292 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2019.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Pardon? -- Our world of sound -- The body's microphone -- When hearing fails -- Cicadas in my head -- Conductive hearing loss -- Hearing aids -- Stigma -- Beyond conventional hearing aids -- Cochlear implants -- Asylum -- The mice in the tank -- Volume control.
Summary, etc.: "Our sense of hearing makes it easy to connect with the world and the people around us. The human system for processing sound is a biological marvel, an intricate assembly of delicate membranes, bones, receptor cells, and neurons. Yet many people take their ears for granted, abusing them with loud restaurants, rock concerts, and Q-tips. And then, eventually, most of us start to go deaf." -- Publisher's description
Subject: Deafness
Hearing aids
Hearing Loss
Hearing Aids
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