Researchers work to help those with cochlear implants hear music better

10/10/2013 | KOMO-TV/KOMO-AM (Seattle)

Researchers from the University of Washington are working on the programming of cochlear implants to help individuals with the hearing device to better perceive music. In a recent study, new coding techniques improved the ability of a group of users to distinguish between instruments, or timbre. "Right now, cochlear-implant subjects do well when it's quiet and there is a single person talking; but with music, noisy rooms or multiple people talking, it's difficult to hear," UW professor Les Atlas said.

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