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    Re: The Audiohpile Ear

    The Audiophile Ear, is really just the microphone to the brain. And the brain is the center of intelligence in all of us; right, wrong or indifferent.

    So the wizardry behind the audio microphone embodies the key attributes of knowing what to listen for and when it is best to listen but know the ear is unique to you and only you are what matters.






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    Quote Originally Posted by TheOctopus View Post
    Precisely. Hence playing the Stradivarius while “knowing” and “seeing” you are playing a an $8M Stradivarius is a religious experience. Nothing sounds better and the sound is unmistakable. Put a blindfold on and more than half professional violin players chose the new violins. The experiment was repeated a few years later, once again blindfolded. Same result and majority preferred the “new” violins because they “projected” the sound better.

    Sitting in a listening chair after being told you are about to witness a “cable miracle”, seeing the “fat snake” with shiny carbon fiber plugs, with the “you wouldn’t understand metal alloy terminations” with the “never mind science” gadget straddling it, will make a believer out of anyone. How can the Emperor have no clothes...? Hence the so often encountered “fail” at recognizing that fat snake vs a quality, shielded cord in a blind test.
    I wonder why many chefs when blindfolded can't tell basic foods apart? Do they really not know the difference between chicken and beef?
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    Re: The Audiohpile Ear

    Quote Originally Posted by mep View Post
    I wonder why many chefs when blindfolded can't tell basic foods apart? Do they really not know the difference between chicken and beef?
    Wow, haven't seen that study. Link?

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    Re: The Audiohpile Ear

    Can one tell a difference between white and red wine while blindfolded? Wine and food experts put to the test. https://youtu.be/XyHIEzgMebA
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheOctopus View Post
    Can one tell a difference between white and red wine while blindfolded? Wine and food experts put to the test. https://youtu.be/XyHIEzgMebA
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    As a guy that will drink a Cab with flounder, I think I may pass on that video. LOL!
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    Quote Originally Posted by AJ Soundfield View Post
    Wow, haven't seen that study. Link?
    Watch Gordon Ramsey administer the test on every season of Hell’s Kitchen.
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    Re: The Audiohpile Ear

    It’s a known fact that senses work together. Try tasting anything when your nose is stuffy or as it turns out with your eyes closed with wine or other food.

    By the way, “scent marketing” is an important tool.

    The proper scent in a luxury car showroom, for example, can enhance perception of product quality and confidence, which on an unconscious level, fuses an emotional bond between the potential buyer and the brand. It is also vitally important that an auto showroom signature scent cater to the preferences and desires of the clientele serviced.

    Casinos are challenged more than any other type of business operation because their revenue depends exclusively on others losing theirs. Everyone knows there are no clocks or windows in casinos insuring that gamblers lose track of both time and their money.

    Scent marketers have to find ways for gamblers to continue to lose themselves in the thrill and risk and the desire to return, ignoring the odds, even after patrons have lost their shirts and other important elements of their wardrobes.


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    Quote Originally Posted by mep View Post
    Watch Gordon Ramsey administer the test on every season of Hell’s Kitchen.
    I'd rather not, but I'll take your word on it. Probably wouldn't pass scientific rigor, but pretty darn funny none the less.
    I'm sure there were some embarrassed chefs!
    In my tests of vinyl vs "digitized" same vinyl in real time with the audio club, there was a lot of laughing, no one got mad, everyone had fun.
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    Frédéric Brochet, a PhD candidate at the University of Bordeaux II in Talence, France. His big finding lit a fire under the seats of wine snobs everywhere.

    In a sneaky study, Brochet dyed a white wine red and gave it to 54 oenology (wine science) students. The supposedly expert panel overwhelmingly described the beverage like they would a red wine. They were completely fooled.

    The research, later published in the journal Brain and Language, is now widely used to show why wine tasting is total BS. But more than that, the study says something fascinating about how we perceive the world around us: that visual cues can effectively override our senses of taste and smell (which are, of course, pretty much the same thing.)

    https://www.realclearscience.com/blo...e_tasting.html
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    Next phase of “cable marketing” should definitely involve more senses. Can’t you smell and taste the difference of that cable?? One lick and you’ll know why it costs so much. On a serious note, Oh the aroma of some cables... Have some manufacturers already figured it out?
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