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April 30, 2017

Political Left, Right Similarly Motivated to Avoid Rival Views

Apr. 25, 2017 — People on both sides of the political aisle are similarly motivated to dismiss monetary enticements in order to distance themselves from hearing or reading opposing ideals and information, new ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — A method for predicting speech intelligibility in noisy surroundings has been created by scienitsts. The results of their experiments are more precise than those gained through the standard methods ... read more

Hearing Aid Outcomes in Older Adults

Mar. 2, 2017 — The first-ever placebo-controlled, double-blind, randomized clinical trial of hearing aid outcomes shows that older adults benefit from hearing aid ... read more

Workshop Identifies Complex Health Problems Among Zika-Affected Infants

Feb. 20, 2017 — Children exposed to Zika virus in the womb may face complex health and developmental problems as they grow older, according to discussions at a National Institutes of Health ... read more

New Research Paints a Merciless Picture of Life as a Deaf-Blind Person

Feb. 3, 2017 — It is like being in a dirty glass jar, unable to reach out and with acquaintances passing by without saying hello. New research paints a merciless picture of life with acquired ... read more

Computer-Based Cognitive Training Program May Help Patients With Severe Tinnitus

Jan. 19, 2017 — Researchers evaluated the effect of a cognitive training program on tinnitus, and report positive ... read more

Jan. 5, 2017 — Evaluation from a vision specialist should be included in return-to-learn concussion protocols, recommend experts in a new ... read more

Dec. 12, 2016 — Even short-term blockages in hearing can lead to remarkable changes in the auditory system, altering the behavior and structure of nerve cells that relay information from the ear to the brain, ... read more

Hearing Deficits in Schizophrenia Tied to Specific Brain Receptor

Dec. 2, 2016 — People with schizophrenia who have difficulty hearing subtle changes in pitch may be helped with auditory training exercises and a drug that targets NMDA receptors in the brain, report ... read more

How Do Musician's Brains Work While Playing?

Nov. 30, 2016 — Musical styles and strengths vary dramatically: Some musicians are better at sight reading music, while others are better at playing by ear. Does this mean that their brains are processing ... read more

Severe Dizziness Treated With Steroid Injections Into the Eardrum

Nov. 16, 2016 — Injections of steroid into the ear are an effective treatment for a common form of severe dizziness, suggests a new ... read more

Hearing With Your Eyes: A Western Style of Speech Perception

Nov. 15, 2016 — Japanese people are influenced less by lip movements when listening to another speaker than Westerners are, shows evidence from a neuroimaging ... read more

Oct. 31, 2016 — The brain's interpretation of sound is influenced by cues from other senses, explaining more precisely how we interpret what we hear at a particular moment, according to a ... read more

Oct. 28, 2016 — It's not exactly beating something into someone's head. More like tapping it into the side. Researchers have developed a system that teaches people Morse code within four hours using a ... read more

New SIDS Research Shows Carbon Dioxide, Inner Ear Damage May Play Important Role

Oct. 25, 2016 — Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) may be linked to the build up of carbon dioxide and existing inner ear damage according to a new study. Experts say the finding could help researchers understand ... read more

Hard of Hearing? It's Not Your Ears, It's Your Brain

Oct. 18, 2016 — The reason you may have to say something twice when talking to older family members at Thanksgiving dinner may not be because of their hearing. Researchers have determined that something is going on ... read more

Oct. 6, 2016 — A causative gene for a highly common type of hearing loss (sensorineural hearing loss, or SNHL) has been identified by a group of researchers, who successfully replicated the condition using a ... read more

Ability to Process Speech Declines With Age

Oct. 4, 2016 — Researchers have found clues to the causes of age-related hearing loss. The ability to track and understand speech in both quiet and noisy environments deteriorates due in part to speech processing ... read more

The Language of Senses

Sep. 26, 2016 — Sight, touch and hearing are our windows to the world: these sensory channels send a constant flow of information to the brain, which acts to sort out and integrate these signals, allowing us to ... read more

Women With Hearing Loss More Likely to Have Preterm or Low Birth Weight Babies

Sep. 26, 2016 — The first study of birth outcomes in women with hearing loss finds significant differences when compared to women without hearing loss, scientists ... read more

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