- We are a group of researchers led by Dr Deborah Vickers at the School of Clinical Neurosciences.
- Our research aims at improving outcomes in people using hearing devices using the understanding of neuroplastic mechanisms in the brain.
- We are funded by a Medical Research Council Senior Fellowship in Hearing Research as well as other sources including the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR).
- Our work complements the activities of our collaborators in the Cambridge Hearing Group.
Lam et al. The Relationship Between Hearing Experiences, Music-Listening Behaviors, and Chord-Discrimination Abilities for Cochlear Implant Users. Trends in Hearing. 2022;26.
Fullerton et al (2022) Cross-modal functional connectivity supports speech understanding in cochlear implant users. Cerebral Cortex, bhac277
Vickers et al (2021) Involving Children and Teenagers With Bilateral Cochlear Implants in the Design of the BEARS (Both EARS) Virtual Reality Training Suite Improves Personalization. Frontiers in Digital Health, 3, 759723.