What happens if you hear too much bass?
1) Too Much Bass Can Damage Your Hearing
Although sounds below 20Hz might be more or less imperceptible to most people – they still resonate with the inner ear organ and cause damage.
Is bass or treble worse for your ears?
Also, since your treble hearing cells are right at the front of the cochlea, they take the hit regardless of what frequency is coming through. This is why treble tends to be the first range to go in Noise Induced Hearing Loss.
How does bass affect the brain?
The lower frequencies, it seems, strong-arm the brain into synchronizing. This helps explain why a bass-heavy sound might make people more inclined to move along: the lower frequencies, as the authors write, boost “selective neural locking to the beat.”