Tag: sound processing



Humans, Monkeys, Guinea Pigs Experience Sound Similarly

Speech sounds elicit comparable neural responses and stimulate the same region in the brain of humans, macaques, and guinea pigs, a multidisciplinary group of University of Pittsburgh researchers reported in the journal “eNeuro.” The finding could help pave the way for better understanding and diagnosis of auditory processing deficits.

Advanced Hearing Aids Make Speech Clearer, Music Difficult

The type of sound processing that modern hearings aids provide to make speech more understandable may also make music enjoyment more difficult, according to a new study by the University of Colorado Boulder. The findings, suggest that less sophisticated hearing aids might actually be more compatible with listening to music, especially recorded music that has been processed.

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