Tag: hidden hearing loss

2017 Callier Prize Awarded to Sharon Kujawa for Research on Hidden Hearing Loss

Sharon G. Kujawa, an auditory neuroscientist who studies how aging and noise exposure can impact hearing, has been selected to receive the biennial Callier Prize in Communication Disorders for her research into the connections between the hair cells and the nerve fibers (synapses) that are most vulnerable—what is now being referred to as “hidden hearing loss.”

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Hearing Test Uncovers Hidden Hearing Loss

Many adults report difficulties hearing in everyday situations despite having normal or near-normal hearing test results. Researchers have developed a hearing test that identifies hearing loss or deficits in individuals who are considered to have normal or near-normal hearing in traditional tests.

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