A newly developed word-score model is capable of estimating hidden hearing loss and the effectiveness of hearing loss interventions.
It has often been claimed that exposure to loud noises in recreational activities, such as at a music concert, contributes to hidden hearing loss. New research finds no evidence to support the theory that permanent hearing difficulties occur as a result recreational noise exposure.
Researchers report many hearing tests fail to pick up a common form of inner ear damage that leads to hearing loss.
Researchers reveal an unexpected cause for hidden hearing loss.
A new hearing test is able to pick up hearing deficits that may go undetected with a traditional hearing test or audiogram.
A new study reports as auditory neurons become more familiar with a sound environment, they speed up their adaption to the noisiness of that environment.