What’s That Ringing in Your Ears?
Tinnitus has been bothering humanity since Ancient Babylon, plaguing everyone from Leonardo da Vinci to Charles Darwin. Today, roughly one in seven people worldwide experiences this auditory sensation. So what exactly is tinnitus, and where does this persistent sound come from? Marc Fagelson travels into the auditory system to explore the loss of silence.
Fagelson, Marc. 2020. What’s That Ringing in Your Ears?. TED-Ed Animations. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TnsCsR2wDdk