Your Brain’s Creative Response to Hearing Loss

Your Brain’s Creative Response to Hearing Loss

Our understanding of the human brain is always changing much like the brain itself, which is constantly forming new pathways¬†in the phenomenon known as neuroplasticity. Now we know that the brain responds to even slight diminishment in sensory perception. New research is suggesting that the brain actually reorganizes itself in response to the loss of…

Listen Up! There’s Hope for the Hard-of-Hearing.

Listen Up! There’s Hope for the Hard-of-Hearing.

The statistics on hearing loss in America are pretty grim. It’s the #3 health issue for older adults, after arthritis and heart disease. It can lead to depression and mental decline, and it has major implications for quality of life. Fortunately, humans are rational creatures who do sensible things to improve their circumstances, right? Not…