Introduction to the AJA Research Forum on Aging and Hearing: Mechanisms and Effects Purpose This Research Forum, “Aging and Hearing: Mechanisms and Effects,” highlights 6 contributions presented at the 2nd International Conference on Adult Hearing Screening (AHS 2012), held in Cernobbio (Lake Como, Italy) in June 2012. Overall, the articles in this Research Forum give insight into the causes, mechanisms, and consequences of ... Research Forum
Research Forum  |   December 01, 2013
Introduction to the AJA Research Forum on Aging and Hearing: Mechanisms and Effects
 
Author Affiliations & Notes
  • Alessia Paglialonga
    CNR IEIIT; National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Electronics, Computer and Telecommunication Engineering (formerly CNR ISIB, Institute of Biomedical Engineering), Milan, Italy
  • Ferdinando Grandori
    CNR IEIIT; National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Electronics, Computer and Telecommunication Engineering (formerly CNR ISIB, Institute of Biomedical Engineering), Milan, Italy
  • Disclosure: The authors have declared that no competing interests existed at the time of publication.
    Disclosure: The authors have declared that no competing interests existed at the time of publication.×
  • Correspondence to Alessia Paglialonga: alessia.paglialonga@ieiit.cnr.it
  • Editor: Larry Humes
    Editor: Larry Humes×
Article Information
Hearing & Speech Perception / Hearing Disorders / Special Populations / Older Adults & Aging / Research Forum
Research Forum   |   December 01, 2013
Introduction to the AJA Research Forum on Aging and Hearing: Mechanisms and Effects
American Journal of Audiology, December 2013, Vol. 22, 297-298. doi:10.1044/1059-0889(2012/12-0076)
History: Received November 30, 2012 , Accepted December 4, 2012
 
American Journal of Audiology, December 2013, Vol. 22, 297-298. doi:10.1044/1059-0889(2012/12-0076)
History: Received November 30, 2012; Accepted December 4, 2012

Purpose This Research Forum, “Aging and Hearing: Mechanisms and Effects,” highlights 6 contributions presented at the 2nd International Conference on Adult Hearing Screening (AHS 2012), held in Cernobbio (Lake Como, Italy) in June 2012. Overall, the articles in this Research Forum give insight into the causes, mechanisms, and consequences of auditory dysfunctions in adults, with particular focus on their implications for screening, assessment, and intervention.

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