There are many ways to look at sound including measurements and subjective listening, but it ultimately comes down to human interpretation of sound. Sound biology takes a look at the human component in the audio chain that relates to the final interpretation. We ultimately hear with our brain using our ears as a tool to transfer sound from the environment into a signal we as humans can interpret and experience. Check out the sound biology articles and commentary to develop a better understanding of the human aspect of sound, and be sure to let us know your thoughts in the comments.
Having a life-long love of high-quality audio and gadgets, average_joe got back in touch with his audiophile side after a hiatus caused by life. His focus became headphones and related gear as the size and price fit his life better than home audio. He believes the entire audio chain is important, and likes to continue to think past the headphone and on into the head, as he believes understanding the details of how we hear will lead to a better audio experience.