Why do people have two ears? Basically, it is to widen the scope of your hearing so you can find out where sounds are coming from, and from what distance. In reality it is not your ears that do the listening, but your brain. And to interpret sounds correctly, the information it receives must be as accurate and as detailed as possible.
Where is that sound coming from?
A friend is calling from across the street. Someone is tapping on your kitchen window. A car is honking its horn. In situations like these, how do you know which way to look? The fact is that the sounds will reach one ear fractionally faster and louder than the other – and your brain registers these subtle differences
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