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How does Superman control his super-hearing? How does he manage to live in a large city without it being a hindrance?

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    How does Superman enhance his hearing? – user14111 Mar 5 '17 at 6:08
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    The same way he avoids killing the whole world every time he sneezes. It's called "self-control" :-) – Valorum Mar 5 '17 at 12:18
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The DC Wiki states that "He has shown enough control to block out ambient sounds to focus on a specific source/frequency." Since he is able to focus on particular sounds, Superman can just focus on the sounds in his immediate area, and therefore only have to process nearby goings-on. Superman also has a very strong will and large intellect, and so would be much less overwhelmed by a large intake of information than normal humans.

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