Brain Awareness Video Contest

Unraveling Hearing Loss

  • Published16 Oct 2018
  • Reviewed16 Oct 2018
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  • Source BrainFacts/SfN

Thanks to loud concerts and modern conveniences like personal earbuds, a growing number of young adults and children experiences hearing difficulties. Even moderate levels of noise can destroy synapses in the cochlea and lead to significant hearing impairments that cant be detected on standard clinical hearing tests, giving rise to whats referred to as hidden hearing loss.

This video is from the 2018 Brain Awareness Video Contest.

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