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Aged brains are hyper-responsive to sound
(2018)

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Herrmann B, Maess B, Johnsrude IS (2018) Aging affects adaptation to sound-level statistics in human auditory cortex. The Journal of Neuroscience 38:1989-1999.

Print coverage: London Free Press

"Trouble tuning out noise as you age? Blame your brain, not your ears. A new study from Western University says aging brains are more sensitive to all sounds ..."

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Brain synchronization with speech is altered in older adulthood
(2017)

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Henry MJ, Herrmann B, Kunke D, & Obleser J (2017) Aging affects the balance of neural entrainment and top-down neural modulation in the listening brain. Nature Communications 8:15801

Print coverage: London Free Press

"... why it’s so hard for some people, especially seniors, to follow a one-on-one conversation when there’s background noise ..."

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