A Deeper Dive into Cognition & Audiology: 2022

Approximately 55 million people (globally) have acquired dementia and that number is expected to triple in the next 28 years (by 2050). Despite disappointment regarding the pharmacologic treatment of Alzheimer’s disease (there are as-of-yet no drugs which cure or reverse Alzheimer’s Disease, when cognitive disorders are screened, diagnosed, and managed early, the opportunity to positively alter the trajectory of cognitive decline increases. In this article, we’ll examine some lesser-known factors and recent peer-reviewed findings which may impact our understanding of the relationship between cognition and audition.