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Mysteries of the Hearing Brain
by Samira Anderson, AuD, PhD
Samira Anderson looks at counseling patients on understanding the mechanisms involved in adjusting to increased loudness.
Science Matters: Towards a Differential Diagnosis of Cochlear Synaptopathy as a Contributor to Sensorineural Hearing Loss
by Martin Pienkowski, PhD
Martin Pienkowski expands on a series of studies on rodents and primates, showing that a fraction of inner hair cell (IHC) synapses with auditory nerve fibers (ANFs) could be destroyed by noise doses that left the hair cells intact, resulting in an auditory neuropathy, or “synaptopathy.”