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Our brain activity is more similar to that of speakers we are listening to when we can predict what they are going to say.
Researchers at UNSW Australia have for the first time used electrical pulses delivered from a cochlear implant to deliver gene therapy, thereby successfully regrowing auditory nerves.
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Three distinguished experts add strength to the foundation's independent advisory body WARRENVILLE, Ill., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hear the World Foundation welcomes three
For an animal without external ears, alligators have a strong sense of directional hearing and a new study published on Wednesday in the Journal of Experimental Biology has revealed that the reptiles’ refined hearing is result of large, air-filled canals connecting two middle ears.
MDHearingAid brings both increased comfort and a more natural sound to budget-minded hearing aid users with new thin tubing and open-fit ear domes on its premium analog hearing aid, the MDHearingAid
The California Hearing Center studies the influence heart health can have on hearing health and participates in a national campaign to support the American Heart Association. San
A University of Maryland-led team of biologists shows that alligators can keenly detect the direction of sounds because of large, air-filled channels connecting the two middle ears.
The Academy of Doctors of Audiology 2014 Business Plan Competition will award a $5,000 grant to an audiology student determined to develop entrepreneurial and leadership skills. Syracuse,
Hybrid hearing is a new way of hearing that combines the benefits of hearing aids and cochlear implants in one device to help give a more complete hearing experience CENTENNIAL, Colo.,
The ear is an organ from the auditory system that collects sounds, and also balances and enables body position. Formation and Orientation The ear can be broken down into the inner and outer ears. The outer part of the ear is the visible flap (auricle) and ear canal which collects sounds which create pressure that echoes through the middle ear. The inner ear, however, is embedded in the temporal bone. There are hollow areas of the inner ear that are filled with liquids and hair cells...
In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...
The incus (anvil) bone is an anvil-shaped small bone in the middle ear. It connects the malleus to the stapes. This bone was first described by Alessandro Achillini of Bologna. This bone also transmits sound vibrations from the malleus to the stapes. The incus bone is only found in mammals. The bone, which is derived from a reptilian upper jaw bone (the quadrate bone), embryologically derives from the first pharyngeal arch along with the rest of the bones of mastication, such as the...
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