Hearing With Only One Ear: Binaural Hearing vs. Unilateral Hearing Loss
What happens when you can only hear with one ear? This hearing loss in only one ear is often known as unilateral hearing loss or single-sided deafness.
Hearing with both ears is known as binaural hearing. In this video, we look at the effect of hearing with both ears vs. hearing with only one ear.Even with good hearing in the other ear, this hearing loss can make it very difficult to understand conversations in noise or tell where sounds are coming from. Want to know more about the science of the head shadow effect?