Mar 03, · How young are your ears? (Photo: Getty Images) Did you know that, as we age, we can no longer hear certain high-pitched noises as well as we did during our youth? There are sound frequencies that only young people can hear.. This ear-aging process is called presbycusis, and it can begin as early as Author: Laura Kenney. Can I hear ultrasonic ringtones? Find out just how far your ears can hear into the range of ultrasonic ringtones. Pretty much everyone should be able to hear the lowest tone (8kHz). Many people should be able to hear up to around kHz, from around 17kHz upwards we get into the range that only the under 20's can hear! Take the test below.
Jun 13, · Several young students have caught on to a recent trend: a ring tone that only they can hear and most adults can't. Dubbed the Mosquito, the noise stems from an antitheft technique in the United Kingdom, where it was used to deter youth crimes such as shoplifting. The idea is that most adults Discuss: A ring tone many adults can't hear. Jun 13, · Adults can’t hear new ringtone. By Brian Osborne I can hear the ringtone although if a lot of people started using it, it would be really hard to tell whose phone is ringing. And on the downside of this “cool” ring tone, I have all young teachers, they’ll be able to hear it, and bye bye phone! HIGH SCHOOLERS-Get.
May 26, · Teens Turn 'Repeller' into Adult-Proof Ringtone Shopkeepers in the United Kingdom have been using the ultasonic Mosquito teen repellent to stop teenage loitering. But now, teens are using the high-pitch frequency that most adults can't hear as a text message alert while they're in class -- where they're not supposed to be using their cellphones.