Over just the last handful of years, advances in vital brain imaging and electrophysiological recording have propelled our understanding in the cognitive neurosciences to unprecedented heights. We are on the brink (if not already over the top) of cracking the neural code for speech, understanding attentional control of speech processing and identifying the neural processes underlying semantic processing. When coupled with the game changing impact of digital technologies, these discoveries have profound implications for how we address and manage problems with hearing and listening. In this course we will review some of the most important and relevant discoveries and technology developments that will impact the manner in which we deliver and manage hearing health care over the coming decade.
Please note: You may earn ABA Tier 1 credits for this course if you complete it as part of the course 28433, "Leading in Hearing Science Series." Course 28433 contains recordings of all three events from our 2016 series from Starkey on Hearing Science Research. ABA Tier 1 CEUs can be earned only when all modules are completed as part of course 28433.
Course created on August 16, 2016
- After this course learners will be able to identify the research findings that have the most impact on the delivery of hearing health care and managing listening difficulty.
- After this course learners will be able to identify three technology changes that are currently driving industrial, economic and social change throughout the world.
- After this course learners will be able to identify how these technology driven changes will impact the delivery of hearing health care.
|5-20 Minutes||Emerging technologies driving social change|
|20-40 Minutes||Current research in hearing science|
|40-55 Minutes||Future of hearing healthcare and hearing aids|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary; Q and A|
Senior Director of Research
Simon Carlile Ph.D. is Senior Director of Research and leads Starkey Research in their quest for ground breaking and innovative hearing solutions. Simon has a BSc (Hons) and PhD from the University of Sydney in Auditory Neuroscience. He completed his postdoctoral training at Oxford University (UK) where he was a Junior Research Fellow of Green college. He later established and became Head of the Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory at the University of Sydney where he also a Professor of Neuroscience in the School of Medical Sciences. Simon also held senior management roles as CIO (University of Sydney) and as the CTO for two start-up technology companies. Simon has published more than 110 articles in peer-reviewed international journals, a strong patent portfolio, edited a foundation volume on auditory virtual reality and is Associate Editor for Nature’s – Scientific Reports.
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