Cognitive and Educational factors: Their influence in Auditory Processing Performance

Eliane Schochat1, Renata Filippini1, Frank Musiek 1 Faculdade de Medicina FMUSP, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, SP, BR Age-related hearing loss (ARHL) is projected to be within the top 15 leading causes of burden of disease by 2030 (Mathers & Loncar, 2006 ). Acquired hearing loss can negatively affect mental health, participation in interpersonal relations, and…

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The Internal Auditory Meatus (IAM): It’s neuroanatomy & comment

by Frank E. Musiek   Introduction The internal auditory meatus (IAM) is a canal in the temporal bone that extends from the bony cochlea medially to an opening in the posterior aspect of the petrous portion of the temporal bone. This structure is germane to audiologists because it contains three nerves of interest to audiologists:…

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Beyond Controversies: The Science Behind Central Auditory Processing Disorder (Part I)

This article is republished with permission of Hearing Review   Research | May 2017 Hearing Review By Gail D. Chermak, PhD, Frank E. Musiek, PhD, and Jeffrey Weihing, PhD   There is general scientific agreement on the definition, diagnosis, and treatment of CAPD Central auditory processing disorder (CAPD) is a complex and evolving subject, but…

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