The course will present the latest findings on neurocognitive changes in hearing loss and effects of intervention with amplification and cochlear implantation.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe cortical neurophysiological changes in hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe cognitive changes in hearing loss.
- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the cortical changes from early intervention with hearing aids and cochlear implants in persons with hearing loss.
|15-30 Minutes||Summary of previous literature and methods|
|30-45 Minutes||Discussion of main results|
|45-55 Minutes||Discussion on conclusions|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q & A|
professor in the Dept. of Speech Language and Hearing Science
Anu Sharma, Ph.D. is Professor in the Department of Speech Language and Hearing Science and Fellow in the Institute for Cognitive Science and Center for Neuroscience at University of Colorado, Boulder, USA. Her research focuses on examining brain and behavioral outcomes in children and adults with hearing loss who are fitted with hearing aids and/or cochlear implants. She has over 75 scientific publications and she has given over 200 invited and keynote addresses on her research including the Carhart Memorial Lecture at the American Auditory Society the Marion Downs lecture twice at the American Academy of Audiology and the Ted Evans Lecture at the British Academy of Audiology. Her research is funded by the United States National Institutes of Health.
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