Welcome to eargym and thank you for joining our mission.

Together we will discover how immersive auditory training can best address the effects of age-related hearing loss on our social interactions and cognitive decline.

Five free auditory training experiences.

Together with our partners in academia, charities and industry, we are creating enjoyable, immersive listening training to help you keep hearing the sounds you love to hear. Below you can experience our prototype for free. Just grab some headphones and enjoy the short stories below, we recommend finding 10 minutes of quiet a day to listen.

Be part of our journey

We hope you enjoy our training experiences, we are busy making them better and would love you to join us on this journey as we aim to discover how we can bess address Age Related Hearing Loss. This is a huge problem all around the world so your support and feedback will be a huge contribution to the potential success of our mission to help people all over the world love their hearing for longer.

We'd love to know what you think

If you have 20-30 minutes spare and you'd like to help shape our product please complete the survey at the bottom of this page. Or do contact us on the email at the bottom of the page.

Thank you.

Audio Training Experiences

Scroll through the stories below and pick one or more to listen to, then scroll down to the bottom to take the volunteer survey.

Day 1 - Anger Management for Dogs, by Rupert Haigh

A daft canine tale

Please wear headphones - any type or make will do.

Before you listen to the story, please think about listening out for:

(1) How many characters are in the story?

(2) Which dog's chat-up line includes renaissance painting?

(3) In which direction is the first ball thrown?

Now please enjoy the story, through your headphones.

Anger Management for Dogs
00:00 / 06:28

Day 2 - Brief Encounter - The Parting, screenplay by Noel Coward

A classic tale of hopeless love

Please wear headphones - any type or make will do.

Before you listen to the story, please think about listening out for:

(1) Where is the station announcer?

(2) How often do you hear a train?

(3) Which are the two bridges Dolly Messiter mentions?

Now please enjoy the story, through your headphones.

Brief Encounter
00:00 / 07:54

Day 3 - Truth, Justice and the American System, by Cathy Tenzo

A tale of the unexpected

Please wear headphones - any type or make will do.

Before you listen to the story, please think about listening out for:

(1) What happens to Hank's wife?

(2) What style of music is playing in the background?

(3) What is Hank's natural hair colour?

Now please enjoy the story, through your headphones.

Truth and the American System
00:00 / 07:38

Day 4 - Alice in Wonderland - the Mad Hatters Tea Party, by Lewis Carroll

The classic fantasy tale

Please wear headphones - any type or make will do.

Before you listen to the story, please think about listening out for:

(1) What are the names of the three little sisters the dormouse mentions?

(2) Between the Hatter and the Hare, who puts the butter in the watch?

(3) In which direction do they all move when they change seats?

Now please enjoy the story, through your headphones.

Alice in Wonderland
00:00 / 08:19

Day 5 - Esme, by HH Munroe

An awful tale of the unexpected

Please wear headphones - any type or make will do.

Before you listen to the story, please think about listening out for:

(1) Who is the Baroness talking to at the beginning?

(2) On what side of the riders does the child appear?

(3) Who says they have never had anything to do with hyenas before?

Now please enjoy the story, through your headphones.

Esme
00:00 / 08:47

We'd love to know what you think

Now you have experienced the eargym concept and one or more of our training experiences we'd love to know what you think. Please click the link below to be taken to our survey page, (opens a new window), where you can share your thoughts, feedback and ideas to help us shape the next phase of product development. Thank you in advance your input will be very useful.

Special thanks

The eargym prototype stories have been created by a fantastic team who have very generously given of their time, energy and professional expertise, skills and knowledge.

We sincerely thank;

Sound studio and production: Tom Killian, Audible

Story selection and editing: Cate Crockford and Amanda Philpott

Director: Cate Crockford

Cast:

Caitlin Innes Edwards

Jamie Foulkes

Jamie Savage

John Wilson

Sophie Couch

Become an official eargym tester

eargym is a new startup still in development, for early access to our training app, sign up below and join our training study. 

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