IRB #

IRB00006069

Title

VAPORHCS/OHSU J:Optimization of Cochlear Implants and Hearing Aids

Principal Investigator

Lina Reiss

Study Purpose

The goal of this research study is to study how normal hearing adults combine sounds between the two ears. Differences between normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners may explain some of the difficulties in speech and music perception abilities for the hearing impaired population.

Medical Condition(s)

Pitch perception, binaural integration

Eligibility Criteria

Adults will qualify for the study if they are 18-75 years of age, and have normal hearing.

Age Range

2 - 99

Healthy Volunteers Needed

Yes

Duration of Participation

The time commitment is a total of 4-5 hours, which can be divided up into 2 shorter sessions of 2-2.5 hours.

Minors Included

No

Contact

Bess Glickman glickman@ohsu.edu

Sponsor

National Institutes of Health

Recruitment End

09/01/2017

Compensation Provided

Yes

Compensation

Compensation will be provided for your time ($10/hour), transportation costs ($0.25/mile), and parking.


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