When your eyes move, so do your eardrums

And no one knows why. Oddly, the eardrums move, or wobble, “whether or not there’s externalized noise,” writes Ed Yong, The Atlantic.  Odder still, the eardrums start to “wobble about 10 milliseconds before the eyes.”  Click the link above to read this fascinating article.

 

 

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  1. Jan L. Mayes

    I believe it helps with locating sounds or objects/animals/people in our environment based on inter-aural timing and intensity differences created by the wobble + vision connection.

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