cochlear implants

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Memory, Music, and the Cochlear Implant

A former amateur musician with total hearing loss decided to get a cochlear implant; efforts to hear music again are intertwined with her auditory memory. »

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Music On My Mind

Cochlear implants plus auditory memory restored music to Barbara Chertok, who studied voice and piano before sudden hearing loss in her twenties. »

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Relearning to Hear Melodies

Empowering principles to live by for people with hearing loss, by Pat Dobbs, a pianist relearning to enjoy music with a cochlear implant. »

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Music Perception for Cochlear Implant Users

Cochlear implant users face unique challenges in playing and perceiving music. The AAMHL Web Conference brings together experts and users to exchange ideas. »

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How a Mystery Guest Found Belonging

A songwriter and music practitioner with profound hearing loss, Blue O'Connell went from being a "mystery guest" to someone who knew her place in the world. »

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Sound, Vibration, and the Piano

A young piano student who wears cochlear implants describes what the notes sound like to her in these video clips from the documentary film Lost and Sound. »

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To Play, Dance, and Listen with Hearing Loss

At the intersection of music and hearing loss, documentary film Lost and Sound finds a pianist, a dancer, and a music writer with three distinct stories. »

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Top 5 on Music and Hearing

Technology for musicians with hearing loss, a story about learning to listen to music with cochlear implants, and more were in the news and blogs in May. »

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Studying the Viola with Cochlear Implants

Despite wearing cochlear implants due to hearing loss in both ears, Wendy Cheng has played classical music all her life, and has a deep love for the viola. »