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Why is there a left and right on headphones? | BBC Science Focus Magazine

Why is there a left and right on headphones? | BBC Science Focus Magazine

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The Speed Of Sound

Sound moves quite slowly. An echo demonstrates how slowly it moves – shout at a distant building and you can hear your voice bounce back at you with a slight delay. It moves slowly enough (330m/s) that your brain can detect a time difference between the sound arriving at your left ear and your ri...

Stereophonic Sound: Use The Headphones In The Labelled Ears Only

Stereo music uses interaural time difference to give the illusion that sound is coming from different directions, and headphones provide the best way to experience that illusion as they push the music directly to each ear.

But to hear stereo properly, you need the headphones on the right w...

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