Search Results: hearing (69)

Feature Meng Yu

Using math to battle hearing loss

Doctoral student Meng Yu is using his academic skills to help the hearing-impaired. He is fine-tuning a set of mathematical computer instructions that pulls apart overlapping voices so a listener can hear each of them distinctly.

Faculty "Our ability to communicate is fundamental to being human," says Greg Hickok. "Imagine not being able to speak or write, not being able to understand a conversation or the evening news, not being able to text, email or tweet. Communication is the foundation of our relationships and society; aphasia can take it all away."

Steve Zylius / UCI

Looking beyond stroke

Language model developed by UCI cognitive scientist could aid survivors with impaired communication skills

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