Wearing a hearing aid for age-related hearing loss may help to protect the brain against dementia, a new study finds. Researchers report those who wore hearing aids maintained better brain function over time than those who did not.
A newly developed audio-to-tactile sensory substitution device provides immediate and robust improvements in speech recognition without prior training for those with hearing impairments.
A new auditory attention decoding device allows people to selectively hear specific people in crowded environments.
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A newly developed cognitive hearing aid can monitor brain activity to determine who a person is listening to and amplifies that voice to assist the listener. The technology can help a hearing impaired person follow a conversation in a noisy environment far more easily.