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The brain’s reaction to hearing loss

Even the most pre-eminent of medical practitioners will admit that studies into the brain are still just skimming the surface, yet journalist Iain Robertson has been scouring their papers to get a handle on what is available. Encased within a boney cage, reliant on both oxygenated blood-flow and regular exercise, our brains are organs presenting […]

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Name-calling – a personal time-line of encroaching deafness

While psychologists might refer to it as ‘selective listening’, the indolence arising from the ignorance of youth, writes journalist Iain Robertson, can soon become a habit enforced by both physical and mental change. Sitting in a classroom, staring idly through a window, as Mr Dawson intoned another 55 minutes of Latin for language’s sake almost […]

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