Neuroscience and Music

Sunday, October 9, 2016 - 09:15
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Prof. Georgios Papadelis, provided us with a very interesting presentation showing a system of cochlear implant (CI), which constitutes a type of acoustic prostheses restoring hearing in individuals with severe sensorineural hearing loss by stimulating electrically the auditory nerve surviving neurons directly. He mentioned the importance of music-based rehabilitation programs in cochlear implant users. The research study showed the insights from the brain-plasticity point of view.