The Further, Objective, Clinical, Understanding Study (FOCUS) is intended to confirm Cognivue total scoring, age-specific normative ranges, test-retest reliability, training effect, sensitivity, and specificity as compared to other frequently used paper and digital cognitive screening assessments.
Tag: cognitive function
September is World Alzheimer’s Month, and September 21 is World Alzheimer’s Day — a good opportunity to raise awareness of connections between memory, cognitive function, and hearing loss.Read More
Jason Galster, PhD, says it appears likely that patients with lower cognitive function would benefit from a longer period of counseling, education, and training on topics such as expectations for hearing rehabilitation, hearing aid care, and use of hearing aids, including manual adjustments and battery changes.Read More
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, a good time to engage in discussion with patients about the link between hearing loss, dementia, and other issues related to cognitive function. BHI draws attention to 7 hearing-loss-and-brain-health concerns.Read More
According to an article in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, researchers in France found that cochlear implantation improved speech perception and brain function in adults 65 years or older with profound hearing loss.Read More
More than 300 hearing care professionals from the United States gathered in Spain for the 2014 OtiCongress. The event was held to help industry professionals gain a global perspective on the newest research on brain and hearing health from international experts on aging.Read More