Scientists like to investigate a lot of things that the rest of us take for granted. Like whispers?how do we hear them, anyway?
Robert Roy Britt writes in LiveScience.com that there’s a tiny organ inside your ear call the cochlea, which looks like a snail shell. It transforms sounds into nerve impulses that then travel to the hairs deep inside your ear, then on to your brain, allowing you to hear. But why is it twisted so tightly?