Mismatch between speech and auditory perception – importance of hearing screenings

Mismatch between speech and auditory perception – importance of hearing screenings

The ability to converse with others is one of the foundations of being human. Conversations are spontaneous, improvisational and innate.

New research from the Journal of Neuroscience provides evidence about how the brain creates perceptual illusions when speech is degraded. The ability to reflect on prior experience is critical to keep up with a conversation in a noisy environment.  However, these prior expectations can mislead listeners, convincing them that they heard something else.

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