Month: August 2008

Not All Hearing Aids Are Created Equal

Consumers with hearing loss might think they are saving significantly more by purchasing over- the-counter hearing aids, but they most likely will be disappointed—or could be taking risks— when purchasing such aids, according to recent research.

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Sound Adds Speed To Visual Perception

The traditional view of individual brain areas involved in perception of different sensory stimuli has been thrown in doubt in recent years, and a new study shows that, in monkeys, the region involved in hearing can directly improve perception in the visual region, without the involvement of other structures to integrate the senses.

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