Scientists Had Underestimated Human Hearing Acuity

hearing limitsResearchers at Rockefeller University in New York recently empirically tested the accuracy of the so-called “Fourier Uncertainty Principle (FUP).” In a nutshell, human hearing is much better than the FUP predicts.

Such news indirectly bolsters the subjectivist arguments that careful listeners can discern sonic elements that are opaque to engineering testing.

But we already knew this, right?

Bob

Friday, February 8th, 2013 Audiophile, Bob, News

1 Comment to Scientists Had Underestimated Human Hearing Acuity

  1. a befitting venue for this film: the Roxie

  2. Gary on February 10th, 2013
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