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Friday, April 25, 2014

Soundscape: Documenting the jungle forest

Become A Soundscaper (3:08) Dr. Bryan Pijanowski of Purdue University and the GSSN shares what it is to be a soundscaper while visiting the jungles of Borneo. The GSSN Global Sustainable Soundscapes Network's overarching objective is to bring together ecologists (landscape ecologists and conservation biologists), acoustic ecologists (from the creative arts) and acousticians and psychoacousticians (scientists that study sound and how people perceive sound) to coordinate studies in diverse soundscapes around the world.

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Research: Hearing Color

What Is It Like To Hear Color? (9 min.) Artist Neil Harbisson was born completely color blind, but these days a device attached to his head turns color into audible frequencies. Instead of seeing a world in grayscale, Harbisson can hear a symphony of color -- and yes, even listen to faces and paintings. Source: YouTube and TED Talks.