Hear Res 2021 Jul 8;409:108308. Epub 2021 Jul 8.
Archie's Cochlear Implant Laboratory, Department of Otolaryngology, The Hospital for Sick Children, ON, Canada; Program in Neuroscience and Mental Health, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, ON, Canada; Institute of Medical Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, ON, Canada; Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, ON, Canada. Electronic address:
Unilateral cochlear implantation (CI) limits deafness-related changes in the auditory pathways but promotes abnormal cortical preference for the stimulated ear and leaves the opposite ear with little protection from auditory deprivation. In the present study, time-frequency analyses of event-related potentials elicited from stimuli presented to each ear were used to determine effects of unilateral CI use on cortical synchrony. CI-elicited activity in 34 adolescents (15. Read More