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The Brain Can Be Trained to Hear Better

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

Not being able to hear a person’s voice or follow conversations in a noisy environment  is a common problem as we age. One may think that the only solution is to invest in hearing aids. But a new study shows that by using a brain training program hearing can in fact be trained and improved. Continue reading

Playing Music Trains The Brain

By: Dr. Pascale Michelon

As you know the brain is plastic, that is the way brain cells grow and are wired together changes with our experiences. Although such neuroplasticity decreases with age, it is present throughout our lives. This is why what we do on a daily basis can have a huge impact on our brain health and good mental functioning. A recent study adds to this issue by showing that playing an instrument can decrease age-related hearing loss. Continue reading