Can a Video Game Reverse Hearing Loss?
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 754 , Segment 2
Episode: Gun Politics, Former USA Luger Kate Hansen, Jomny Sun
- Feb 23, 2018
- 12:52 mins
Guest: Daniel Polley, PhD, Associate Professor of Otolaryngology, Harvard Medical School Having dinner in a crowded restaurant can make it really hard to hear what the person across from you is saying. You may have always chalked this up to some permanent damage caused by attending really loud rock concerts in your younger years. But the problem may not be simply in your ears – but in your brain as well. And researchers believe the brain can relearn how to distinguish between speech and noise with the right kind of training.