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    disturbance throughout their day while other may only hear is off and on in various time expanses. The pathophysiological mechanism for this condition is not yet known and Moon et al. conducted a study to try and lay a roadmap to where the tinnitus symptoms may stem from. In being able to establish a pathway for damage done to the auditory system future researchers may be able to come up with procedures and implants that may rid tinnitus patients of their affliction improving their quality of daily life. The…

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    Otitis Medi A Case Study

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    present in the ear, it is important to examine the risk these children are under as a result of experiencing otitis media. “Approximately 70% of children have had at least one episode of OM before they are 3 years old, and for many children OM is a recurrent problem” (Winskel, 2006). According to the Australian study, “early onset of otitis media has ben associated with an increased likelihood of repeat episodes, which in turn are thought to have long-term effects” (Williams & Jacobs, 2009). For…

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    Auditory Processing Disorder is a part of Central Auditory Disorders (CAPD). APD is a problem understanding spoken language in the absence of hearing loss, individuals will have an abnormally functioning central auditory pathway. Individuals with APD have difficulty understanding speech in the present of normal hearing. Central Auditory Processing (CAP) is how efficient and effective your central nervous system utilizes auditory information, and the neurobiological activity that underlies that…

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    Do you ever feel like your ears and your brain don't fully coordinate? Don't worry, you're not the only one. Auditory processing is a disorder referring to how the central nervous system uses or interprets auditory information. When I was 6 years old and in first grade my parents put me through multiple tests at Rochester Hearing and Speech, I was officially diagnosed with auditory processing. Not long after that, I was also diagnosed with ADD. After this, I shortly learned that school wasn't…

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    Otitis Media Impact

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    (2010), however, took their investigation farther, and examined the hearing loss that results from otitis media as a separate factor in the long-term impact of otitis media. “As periods of [otitis media] can occur without auditory reduction, the underlying hearing loss might be a better predictor of language problems. This is confirmed… as we found that the number of [otitis media] incidents was not positively related to language scores at early life, whereas [hearing loss] was found to be…

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    is perceived underwater. Sound in the air differs greatly from sound in water because of the differences in the physical properties. The way in which we perceive sound through air differs from the way in which we perceive sound underwater because the density and pressure differences between the two mediums. Sound travels much faster underwater because the density of liquids is higher than that of a gas (DOSITS, 2002). Since the density of water is greater than that of air, the pressure is also…

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    easy-to-understand manner in order to explain the procedure and to obtain a verbal consent. Firstly, the audiologist collects related information from the child’s caregiver using brief closed questions. Northern and Downs (2014) point out that gathering relevant information in relation to child’s medical history, developmental milestones, parental concerns and more, is vital to building rapport with the patient and the family, understanding child’s behaviour, selecting more suitable tests and…

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    Burkard, R. F., & Sims, D. (2001). The Human Auditory Brainstem Response to High Click Rates: Aging Effects. American Journal of Audiology, 10, 53-61. doi:10.1044/1059-0889(2001/008) Although extensive research has been conducted to determine the effects of aging on peripheral hearing sensitivity, the effects of aging on the central auditory nervous system through the use of auditory brainstem response (ABR) procedures is less commonly researched. A previous study attempted to examine the…

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    In this article, the researchers studies the effect that an auditory signal has on one’s perception of another individual’s eye gaze. The researchers talk about how people are born with the ability to differentiate between direct and adverted gaze, and this ability becomes increasingly important throughout adulthood. Another important social signal has to do with a person’s auditory system. In infancy, children become sensitive to hearing their own name and to being spoken to in a slow,…

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    Essay On 5 Senses

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    tract. The olfactory tract is made up of axons and cells and has a main purpose of sending odor information to the primary olfactory cortex (Wolfe, et al; 2009). The next important sense is our sense of hearing. The primary function of this sense is to let us hear all of the different sounds in the world. With this sense, one of the most important parts of the ear is the outer ear. This is the part of the ear that contains the pinna and the ear canal while also being the external…

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