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Volume 11

To the Brain and Back: A Potential Role for GABA in Speech-In-Noise Perception and Aging

Audiologists frequently receive complaints from older adults with hearing loss about their difficulty understanding speech in noise (SIN). As the brain ages, there are changes to its structure and function that could impede a listener’s ability to separate speech features from background noise. What are these changes, and how does this knowledge inform audiological practice?