Researchers report subtle hearing loss during youth may pave the way to developing dementia later in life. The study reveals those with subtle hearing loss have altered activity in the right frontal cortex.
Exposing crocodiles to a variety of auditory and visual stimuli while in an MRI, researchers discover their brain processing patterns resemble that of other mammals and birds. The researchers speculate the fundamental mechanisms of sensory processing were formed at an early evolutionary stage.
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According to researchers, perception is cyclical. In a new study, researchers report that, much like visual perception, auditory perception and attention are rhythmic in nature.
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Researchers have developed a new pain killer that is on par with conventional opioids, but does not affect respiration, which is the main cause of opioid overdose.
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In as little as two years of learning, music can change the structure of the brain's white matter and boost networks implicated in decision making in children, USC researchers report.
Researchers report the auditory cortex may encode noises differently that was previously thought.
Researchers report a promising treatment for reversing deafness, that converts inner ear stem cells to auditory neurons, may increase cancer risk as the process can make the cells divide too quickly.
A new study links auditory processing and a child's reading skill. Researchers hope their findings could provide an early diagnostic tool for dyslexia.