Learn about the use of auditory evoked potentials, with an emphasis on envelope following responses (EFRs), as an objective tool to assess changes in auditory temporal processing. Emerging research from animal models and human clinical populations are used to highlight specific use-cases for the application of EFRs in the clinic.
Course created on May 18, 2022
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- After this course, participants will be able to discuss the use of EFRs as an objective hearing assessment tool.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the neural generators contributing to EFRs.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify stimulus types used to evoke EFRs for the assessment of specific hearing pathologies.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction, Overview of auditory evoked potentials|
|5-10 Minutes||Introduction to EFRs|
|10-15 Minutes||Frequency domain analysis of EFRs|
|15-25 Minutes||Neural generators of EFRs|
|25-35 Minutes||Stimuli used for EFR generation|
|35-55 Minutes||Emerging research on uses of EFRs|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
Dr. Aravindakshan Parthasarathy is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Science and Disorders at the University of Pittsburgh. His research program integrates study of human clinical populations and animal models using non-invasive, EEG-like evoked potentials as the translational bridge. The overall goal of his research is to inform diagnosis and track the benefits of interventional therapies in clinical populations with hearing loss by utilizing insights obtained from animal models. Dr. Parthasarathy completed his graduate training in the Department of Biological Sciences and Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University, followed by post-doctoral training in the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck surgery at Harvard Medical School.
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