Ear Mystery Signals Can Inform The Brain About Hearing Health – Neuroscience News

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Summary: A new study sheds light on the puzzling role of cochlear signals, suggesting they can inform the brain about the health status of the ear. This research provides important insights for understanding the mechanisms of noise-induced hearing damage. DC signals, identified about 70 years ago, change polarity when the ear is exposed to noxious … Read more

How the ear can inform the brain when hearing is impaired

How the ear can inform the brain when hearing is impaired

This article has been reviewed according to Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes while ensuring content credibility: fact checked peer-reviewed publication trusted source corrected Okay! Pierre Hakizimana, principal research engineer at Link√∂ping University. Credit: Thor Balkhed/Link√∂ping University Cochlear signals, whose exact role has been unclear since their discovery … Read more