Virtual reality games helping UK’s deaf children to understand speech

Virtual reality games helping UK’s deaf children to understand speech

Scientists have found that immersing kids in computer games can train their brains to localise sounds better

Scientists have recruited an unusual ally in their efforts to help children overcome profound deafness. They are using computer games to boost the children’s ability to localise sounds and understand speech.

The project is known as Bears – for Both Ears – and it is aimed at youngsters who have been given twin cochlea implants because they were born with little or no hearing.

Continue reading… Scientists have found that immersing kids in computer games can train their brains to localise sounds betterScientists have recruited an unusual ally in their efforts to help children overcome profound deafness. They are using computer games to boost the children’s ability to localise sounds and understand speech.The project is known as Bears – for Both Ears – and it is aimed at youngsters who have been given twin cochlea implants because they were born with little or no hearing. Continue reading…  


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