Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Interactive Effects of Aging and Blast Exposure on Central Auditory System|
||Loma Linda, CA
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|| January 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Many blast-exposed Veterans report difficulty in complex listening situations (e.g., understanding speech in noise) despite normal or near-normal performance on standard audiological tests. This suggests a deficit in central auditory processing. Indeed, blast-exposed Veterans perform abnormally on central auditory tests, particularly those assessing temporal processing. A similar pattern is observed in middle age adults who often have good peripheral hearing but show deficits on tests of tempora...
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