Health

Deaf children learn words faster than hearing children

For many years scientists tinkered to find a perfect replacement for the damaged or dysplastic inner ear. Cochlear implants receive a sound, convert it into electrical stimuli and send these impulses directly to the auditory ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Study aims to see how children with cochlear implants learn words

Research has proven the importance of early access to sound and spoken language among newborns and has led to significant advances in hearing screening and early intervention. Despite progress and improvements in educational ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Software helps deaf and hearing communities interact

For most Americans, communication is an oral endeavor. We learn to speak and read through sound, to distinguish between hard and soft k's, to make the hiss of a double "s" or the slight lisp of a "th."

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