- 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, Cynthia, et al. “The Relationship Between Hearing Experiences, Music-Listening Behaviors, and Chord-Discrimination Abilities for Cochlear Implant Users.” Trends in Hearing 26 (2022): 23312165221143902.
Fullerton, Amanda M., et al. “Cross-modal functional connectivity supports speech understanding in cochlear implant users.” Cerebral Cortex 33.7 (2023): 3350-3371.
Vickers, Deborah, et al. “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 (2021): 759723.
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We had a wonderful time in July attending CIAP 2023, always an excellent conference!
Exciting position opening at the SOUND Lab! Applications open until 18th June https://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/41158/
Huge thanks to Dr Giorgos Dritsakis from @SOUNDLabCam and @uniofeastanglia for his interesting talk entitled "#Health Technologies for #Hearing Loss: #Speech and beyond" and then his in-depth #training session for our #PhD students on "#Disseminating your #Research"!
Apply now to become an apprentice audiologist - applications close this week! Learn on the job and by studying for your BSc in Audiology in this fantastic new opportunity 👂🦻 #audpeeps #audiology #TeamCUH
Do you want to learn more about the BEARS project? Come to our launch event!
We love BEARS' new stickers!
Watch Dr Bhavisha Parmar talk about BEARS - a training package using virtual reality to improve spatial hearing, speech & noise perception for children & teens with cochlear implants. For more researcher videos: https://bit.ly/3FcvvR8
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PhD student @iamcynthialam et al on the influence of #hearing experiences, #music listening behaviours, and #chord discrimination abilities on #music enjoyment with #cochlearimplants @CamHearingGroup @CamNeuro @WolfsonCam @DebiVickers_ @marsalorio
The Relationship Between Hearing Experiences, Music-Listening Behaviors, and Chord-Discrimination...
The main pre-implant factors that relate to speech perception outcomes in adults with cochlear implants (CIs) are we...