Researchers at KU Leuven (Belgium) have succeeded for the first time in measuring brain waves directly via a cochlear implant.
These brainwaves indicate in an objective way how good or bad a person’s hearing is. The research results are important for the further development of smart hearing aids.
A cochlear implant enables people with severe hearing loss to hear again. An audiologist adjusts the device based on the user’s input, but this is not always easy. [Read more…] about Experimental hearing implant succeeds in registering brain waves