Re: Cochlear implants keep getting better

From: Mike Lorrey (
Date: Wed Jan 23 2002 - 08:07:13 MST wrote:
> I was surprised that Rush Limbaugh said that sounds were just like before his hearing loss. I didn't think that cochlear implants were *that* good

I think it's because his aural neural circuits in his brain have been
functioning all of his life, only recently has he become deaf. People
who are born deaf or deaf for many years would have atrophied audio
circuits, so the quality of the sound produced as the brain is trained
would be less.

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