Researchers employed hearing tests and MRI to determine whether hearing impairment is associated with differences in specific brain regions.
Researchers have taken advantage of a rare opportunity to record and map tinnitus in the brain of a patient undergoing surgery, with the goal of finding the brain networks responsible for this condition characterized by “phantom noise.”Read More
Researchers from UC Berkeley and Johns Hopkins University say that the brain’s speech center, known as Broca’s area, turns off during speech.Read More
A Smithsonian article reports how researchers from Colorado State University (CSU) have developed a special oral retainer prototype that delivers sound signals to your tongue, which your brain can learn to interpret as a sort of “braille.”Read More
Research from scientists at UCSF explores why the aging brain finds it increasingly difficult to ignore distractions, and what we can do about it.Read More
To identify how different regions of the brain are activated when we read, CMU scientists conducted a study in which participants read a Harry Potter book.Read More
A new study from Brown University reveals that an aging brain has the plasticity to learn tasks, but likely uses white matter instead of gray matter for learning.Read More
Patients with tinnitus process emotions differently in the brain from those with normal hearing, researchers report in the journal Brain Research.Read More