Live Science: Does your brain let you hear your own footsteps?

| Posted in Brain Education, Brain Health, Brain Research

Our brain might come equipped with a noise-canceling feature: one that helps us ignore the sound of our own footsteps or the crunching of our bites. In a new study, which was conducted in mice, the mouse brain canceled out the sound of its own footsteps. This ability helped the mice to better hear other sounds in their surroundings, researchers reported today (Sept. 12) in the journal Nature. (September 12, 2018)

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