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Published work relating to music and cochlear implants by members of the Music Focus Group

Aural Rehabilitation through Music Workshops

van Besouw, R.M., Nicholls, D.R., Oliver, B.R., Hodkinson, S.M. & Grasmeder, M.L. (2013). Aural rehabilitation through music workshops for cochlear implant users. J Am Acad Audiol. Fasttrack (uncorrected, post review) version available online.

The Interactive Music Awareness Programme (IMAP)

Oliver, B.R., van Besouw, R.M. & Nicholls, D.R. (2012). The ‘Interactive Music Awareness Programme’ (IMAP) for cochlear implant users. In Proceedings of the International Conference on New Interfaces for Musical Expression, pp. 248-250.

Upgrading from TEMPO+ to OPUS 2

van Besouw, R.M. & Grasmeder, M.L. (2011). From TEMPO+ to OPUS 2: What can music tests tell us about processor upgrades? Cochlear Implants Int. 12(S2), S40-S43.

Questionnaire Study on the Musical Activities of Young Listeners

van Besouw, R.M., Grasmeder, M.L., Hamilton, M.E. & Baumann, S.E. (2011). Music activities and responses of young cochlear implant recipients. Int J Audiol. 50, 340-348.

Questionnaire Study on the Musical Activities of Adults

Brockmeier, S.J., Grasmeder, M.L., Passow, S., Mawmann, D., Vischer, M. Jappel, A., Baumgartner, W., Stark, T., Müller, J., Brill, S., Steffens, T., Strutz, J., Kiefer, J., Baumann, U. & Arnold, W. (2007). Comparison of musical activities of cochlear implant users with different speech-coding strategies. Ear Hear. 28(2), 49S-51S.

Music Perception of Different CI Users

Brockmeier, S.J., Vermeire, K., Grasmeder, M.L., et al. (2006). Music perception of different CI users and comparison to normal hearing subjects as assessed in the Mu.S.I.C. Test. Wien Med. Wochenschr. 156(suppl. 119), 102.

Identification of Musical Instruments

Grasmeder, M.L.& Lutman, M.E. (2006). The identification of musical instruments through Nucleus cochlear implants. Cochlear Implants Int. 7(3), 148-158.

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