What's More Accurate a Microphone or our Ears?
Which is more accurate at detecting sound: our ears or a microphone? Most people might automatically assume a microphone since a good microphone can measure sound pressure over frequency so precisely, but the reality is even the most sophisticated microphones are relatively simple devices compared to human hearing. What makes our hearing so special compared to the exactitude of a microphone? You will have to read our article to see if the ear is mightier than the microphone at gauging sound.
Which is more accurate at detecting sound: our ears or a microphone? This article argues the distinction between perception and technical measurements and how that relates to our enjoyment of sound.