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Continents & Oceans: Free Learning App to Improve Listening Skills from MED-EL

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Continents & Oceans features three levels in which players listen to male and female voices as they name the continents and oceans of the world and tap the screen to verify what was said. Players are scored on how fast they respond, and a global leaderboard is shown. Different accents increase the difficulty level, and players compete with others from around the world for the best score in each level.

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Figure 2a-b. 2A: 3DAA IEM earpiece in situ with built-in ambient microphone. 2B) Sensaphonics 3D-AARO in-ear-monitor (IEM) belt pack and earpieces, depicted with “microphone outputs” (new) and “monitor input” ports. Operating mode switch is set to “performance” position. Internal ambient gain switch (not shown) set to “off.” (Photos provided by Sensaphonics.)
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Research

Music Benefits Across Lifespan: Enhanced Processing of Speech in Noise

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Intriguing research continues to focus on music, the brain, and music’s potential in honing auditory acuity, including speech-in-noise performance and the enhancement of listening abilities. Drs Nina Kraus and Samira Anderson explain why these exciting findings may have big implications for auditory training and aural rehabilitation.

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Counseling/Rehab/Patient Care

Fitness and Better Hearing, Part 1

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Recent evidence has demonstrated that, although noise and aging play large roles in hearing loss, cardiovascular health and fitness also influence hearing acuity. Part 1 of this 2-part article provides an overview of fitness and better hearing health, provides possible explanations for the relationship between them, and summarizes scientific studies on the subject.