Dispelling the Myths of Auditory Deprivation
Ripper, Jessica, Volta Voices
Science is about discovery. Every day, more than 145,000 scientists walk out their front doors and arrive at jobs designed to expand human understanding of our world.
They're the myth busters who help the rest of us make sense of complex concepts such as climate change, nanotech fabrication or how the brain makes sense of speech and language.
That's where Dr. Anu Sharma comes in. Sharma and her colleagues have set their sights on improving our understanding of how auditory deprivation affects the development, deterioration and plasticity of the human auditory system. They're also examining the degree to which interventions with hearing technology can help.
In turn, …
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Publication information: Article title: Dispelling the Myths of Auditory Deprivation. Contributors: Ripper, Jessica - Author. Magazine title: Volta Voices. Volume: 14. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 2007. Page number: 14+. © Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf, Incorporated Mar/Apr 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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