Neurons in the mouse motor cortex (green) project to the auditory cortex. As the mouse moves, these neurons suppress activity in the auditory cortex. Photo by Anders Nelson, Duke University.

Research Shows How Movement Affects Hearing

How does the brain determine if a sound source is in motion? New research from Duke University recently looked into the question using cutting-edge methods in electrophysiology, optogenetics, and behavioral analysis.

Final Word: Facing Limitations

“If we have been in practice for any length of time, we all can think of patients who are facing a number of limitations.” Dennis Van Vliet takes a look in his Final Word column.