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Music perception assessment and rehabilitation for cochlear implant users: an interactive afternoon Event

Time:
14:00 - 17:00
Date:
20 July 2011
Venue:
Building 13, Room 3019

Event details

Cochlear implant users often report difficulty when listening to music. Rehabilitation programs involving training and musical activity have been shown to increase enjoyment of music and measuring music perception can help determine ability and improvement.

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Cochlear implant users often report difficulty when listening to music.

Rehabilitation programs involving training and musical activity have been shown to increase enjoyment of music and measuring music perception can help determine ability and improvement.

This afternoon is a chance to demonstrate some of these activities that are taking place within the Music Focus Group.

Wednesday 20th July, 2pm, Room 3019, Tizard Building 13

Programme

2pm Welcome

* Mary Grasmeder - Improved perception of music and other sounds with cochlear implants by improved tuning of the devices for pitch perception

* Anne Wheatley - Music perception tests for cochlear implant users

* Leen de Bruyn - Music perception and musical development in children towards research-based interactive applications for music education and auditory rehabilitation.

3pm Refreshments

* Rachel van Besouw - An introduction to the 'compositions for cochlear implantees' project.

* Ben Oliver - The beginnings of an interactive music rehabilitation resource for cochlear implant users.

4pm Discussion and future work

Contact:
Rachel van Besouw
ISVR (Institution for Sound and Vibration Research)
rvb@isvr.soton.ac.uk
Ext 23522

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