Noisy Classroom Simulation Aids Comprehension in Hearing-Impaired Children, University of Washington Study

Published: Feb 12, 2013

Children with hearing loss struggle to hear in noisy school classrooms, even with the help of hearing aids and other devices to amplify their teacher's voice. Training the brain to filter out background noise and thus understand spoken words could help the academic performance and quality of life for children who struggle to hear, but there's been little evidence that such noise training works in youngsters.

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