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Aging and hearing loss leads to increased neural responses to sounds in the auditory cortex compared to younger people. Enhanced neural activity to sound may be a physiological mechanism underlying the difficulty that older adults have with ignoring irrelevant sound information.

Publication Date

2018

Publisher

BrainsCAN

City

London

Keywords

Aging, Hearing and auditory perception, MEG

Disciplines

Neurosciences

Publication

Journal of Neuroscience 21 February 2018, 38 (8) 1989-1999. Available: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.1489-17.2018

Funding

BrainsCAN Support
Human Cognition and Sensorimotor Core

Research Support
CIHR, MPG

Notes

Western Faculty, Group or Institution
Brain and Mind Institute

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Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

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BrainsCAN, "Aging is associated with an over-sensitivity of brain responses to sounds" (2018). Research Summaries. 1.
https://ir.lib.uwo.ca/brainscanresearchsummaries/1

Aging is associated with an over-sensitivity of brain responses to sounds

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