Live Science experiment and exhibit at the Science Museum - 16th January to 30th March 2013
What's the difference between a bear and a pear? Come and help researchers from the Medical Research Council Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge find out more about how people hear and understand speech.
You will play a computer game where you have to decide which of two voices said a word correctly. The sounds in the words will gradually become more and more similar. This will help researchers understand how people hear speech sounds and how this ability changes as we grow older. Will you be able to hear the difference? Make sure you "Listen Up!" and help us find out if children or adults are better listeners.
Read more on the Science Museum's pages here.