Headphones Researchers at the Seoul National University examined the brains of rats who were stressed with sleep deprivation and discovered that those who were exposed to coffee aromas experienced changes in brain proteins tied to that stress. I want to ask you a question. Have any headphones you like? Check outHow To Compare Headphonesand Best Headphone Test Tracks, or comment below! There’re a few excellent sounding earbud options. It is I like the original BW C5s, that I mentioned in my 5 Best Travel Headphonesarticle.

 Headphones I haven’t had a chance to listen to the new C5 Series 2 yet.The $ 100 NHT Superbuds are my favorite in that price range. Solid midrange and treble, a number of bass. Then the picks mentioned here should give you a perfect idea of what’s available for similar money, if you’re more brand agnostic. That said, So if you need Beats as long as they’re Beats, choose it, like I said. I mention these and a bunch of others in my5 Great In Ear Headphones article. They’ve been designed by quite similar guy who designed the M4U 2s. Accordingly the aforementioned BW P7s are also good, and I’m particularly fond of the Sennheiser Momentums.

Brent Butterworth over at About, if you don’t mind dropping the noise cancelling. I’d say if you’ve got your heart set on choose it.

Read on, if you’re just looking for a great pair of headphones.

The certain Beats models have active noise cancelling.

Now this category was pretty easy. Check Noise Cancelling versus Noise Isolating Headphonesand Are Noise Cancelling Headphones Worth It? Take a glance at Bose QuietComfort 25 versus QuietComfort 20 for the advantages and drawbacks of both. You can use this as a guide to narrow down what you’re looking for, So in case you hadn’t researched yet. I’ve put gether a few categories that should help narrow down your search. Take a glance at my review of the gorgeous ‘onear’ Harman Kardon Sohos that fold compact and flat. Ok, and now one of the most important parts. So if you’re curious about the value of ‘high end’ headphones, or have questions about headphones actually, first check outAre Expensive Headphones Worth It, before we get going.

 Headphones Better than Beats?

Beats is easily the most famous and recognizable name in headphones at this point, after all.

I know, it’s probably a shock. Stepping up a bit in price, the $ 500NuForce Primo 8 are a noise isolating headphone with some fantastic sound quality. I’ve tried to include options and alternatives that fit their various offerings, there’re multiple Beats models. Now pay attention please. Which probably ain’t much help, let me see if I can qualify you a bit and determine what you’re looking for, instead of just listing some good headphones. What drew you to them, if you’ve checked out Beats already. You can get similar sound for less money, and better sound for similar money, like most heavilymarketed products. Know what guys, I have no clue what kind of style you like, it may come as a shock.

For a few others, check 5 Great Over Ear Headphonesand 5 Great ‘In Ear’ Headphones. Oh, and the product links are to respected reviews. More info is here: 100. At the other extreme are the Shure SE846, that are most of the best sounding headphones I’ve ever heard. Actually an interesting perspective of what’s out there, certainly alternative price range, at $ 1000. Anyway, two options to get your started that do sound great are the $ 180Onkyo ES HF300 and the $ 400 BW PBoth look cool, and a little different. Have you heard of something like this before? The Parrot Zik 0’s are probably better looking ‘over ear’ headphones going at the moment, though they have So RHA T10i’s are quite a few don’t sound great, So there’re a lot of cool looking headphones. Also, as I’ve heard and reviewed a LOT of headphones both in identical price range as the Beats, with that said, this category is pretty easy so and above and below in price.