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Mount Sinai Researcher Identifies Best Practices for Hearing Preservation in Cochlear Implant Patients

Findings could transform treatment worldwide and enhance patient care

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Virtual Reality, personalized audio, mixed reality, head related transfer functions, personalization, spatial sound, Acoustics, Ivan J. Tashey, Hannes Gamper, Microsoft’s Audio and Acoustics Research Group, Acoustics ’17 Boston

Creating a Personalized, Immersive Audio Environment

The way you hear and interpret the sounds around you changes as you move. That’s how sound in the real world works. Now imagine if it worked that way while you were listening to a recording of a concert or playing a video game in virtual reality. During Acoustics ’17 Boston, Ivan J. Tashev and Hannes Gamper, with Microsoft’s Audio and Acoustics Research Group, will explain how they are using head related transfer functions (HRTF) to create an immersive sound environment.

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I Can Hear You Now: Clinic Provides Free Hearing AIDS for Low-Income Adults

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An intervention at a free clinic that included comprehensive care for hearing was able to provide recycled, donated hearing aids to low-income adults, according to a study published by JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.

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Human Brain Tunes Into Visual Rhythms in Sign Language

It has been difficult to tell whether neural entrainment is specialized for spoken language. In a new study, University of Chicago scholars designed an experiment using sign language to answer that question.

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Gift Exceeding $20M to Mass. Eye and Ear Among World’s Largest for Hearing Research

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Massachusetts Eye and Ear has received an anonymous gift totaling more than $20M to accelerate research at its Eaton-Peabody Laboratories, the world’s largest and most preeminent hearing research center. This gift represents one of the country’s largest philanthropic investments ever to advance research on hearing and hearing loss, a significant public health problem impacting one-third of the world’s population over age 65.

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otitis media with effusion , Surgical Treatment, grommet tube placement surgery, glue ear

NUS Researchers Create Palm-Size Device for Quick, Effective Treatment of Common Hearing Disorder

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Researchers from the National University of Singapore have developed a novel handheld device, known as CLiKX, for the treatment of a condition called Otitis Media with Effusion, or ‘glue ear’, which is the leading cause of hearing loss and visits to the doctors among children worldwide.

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Right-or Left-Handedness Affects Sign Language Comprehension

The speed at which sign language users understand what others are ‘saying’ to them depends on whether the conversation partners are left- or right-handed, a new study has found.







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