Today's robots primarily get by with vision and touch. Giving them another sense, hearing, improves robot perception, researchers find.
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Audiologists recommend enhanced communication strategies in the time of coronavirus to help the nearly 60 million Americans living with hearing loss in one or both ears.
April 30, 2020 • ~7 min
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"Informal observations of Deaf infants interacting with their Deaf parents have suggested that these infants possess keen control over their eye-gaze behavior."
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Deafness in early childhood is known to lead to lasting changes in how sounds are processed in the brain, but new research published today in eLife shows that even mild-to-moderate levels of hearing loss in young children can lead to similar changes.
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Older adults who get hearing aids for newly diagnosed hearing loss have a lower risk of dementia, depression, and anxiety diagnoses over the next three years, research finds.
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Investigation into inflammation in a sound-processing region of mouse brains suggests future tinnitus treatments.
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