Hyperacusis News and Research

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Hyperacusis is the term used to describe a decreased tolerance and increased sensitivity to everyday sounds that are not usually thought of as particularly loud or uncomfortable.
New research focuses on noise sensitivity and general fearfulness of canine behavior

New research focuses on noise sensitivity and general fearfulness of canine behavior

Study uncovers four neuron types in the peripheral auditory system

Study uncovers four neuron types in the peripheral auditory system

Many female preschool teachers suffer from hearing-related problems

Many female preschool teachers suffer from hearing-related problems

Traditional hearing tests fail to diagnose patients with common inner ear damage

Traditional hearing tests fail to diagnose patients with common inner ear damage

Difficulty to understand speech in noisy environments linked to hidden hearing loss in young adults

Difficulty to understand speech in noisy environments linked to hidden hearing loss in young adults

Brain's natural plasticity could compensate for inner ear damage

Brain's natural plasticity could compensate for inner ear damage

Inner ear damage brain warnings from nerve cells

Inner ear damage brain warnings from nerve cells

Major breakthrough provides new insights into how tinnitus develops

Major breakthrough provides new insights into how tinnitus develops

Scientists reveal interaction between the auditory cortex and amygdala

Scientists reveal interaction between the auditory cortex and amygdala