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Tinnitus Treatment with Acoustic and Electric Stimulation, presented in partnership with American Auditory Society

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1.  Tinnitus can be a result of:
  1. noise exposure
  2. acoustic tumor
  3. aspirin
  4. all of the above
2.  Which of the following is a form of sound therapy?
  1. vitamins
  2. cochlear implants
  3. hearing aids
  4. meditation
3.  Cochlear implants are designed to treat:
  1. tinnitus
  2. cochlear deafness
  3. nerve tumors (e.g., NF2)
  4. brain tumors
4.  Which one has been approved by FDA to treat tinnitus?
  1. cochlear implants
  2. deep brain stimulators
  3. vagus nerve stimulators
  4. none of the above
5.  Which of the following sounds consists of only one sinusoid:
  1. white noise
  2. a pure tone
  3. an amplitude-modulated sinusoid
  4. an frequency-modulated sinusoid
6.  Sound adaptation to stimulation means the following:
  1. stimulation becomes louder with time
  2. stimulation becomes softer with time
  3. stimulation does not change its loudness with time
  4. none of the above
7.  Tinnitus suppression differs from tinnitus masking in the following aspects:
  1. suppression takes time to develop
  2. masking is instantaneous
  3. sounds used to suppress tinnitus can be softer than tinnitus
  4. all of the above
8.  Hyperacusis a form of super sensitivity to:
  1. soft sounds
  2. loud sounds
  3. sounds that most people deem acceptable
  4. musical sounds
9.  Which of the following electric stimulation is non-invasive?
  1. transcranial stimulation
  2. round window stimulation
  3. cochlear implants
  4. brainstem implants
10.  What kinds of side effects can electric stimulation induce?
  1. tactile sensation
  2. vestibular sensation
  3. visual sensation
  4. all of the above

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