Elizabeth is a senior research psychologist at the National Acoustic Laboratories, and a researcher with the HEARing CRC. Her current areas of interest include the effects of leisure noise on hearing, characterising ‘hidden hearing loss’, noise exposure in the music and entertainment industry, and improving methods of motivating young adults to change their hearing health behaviour.
Hidden hearing loss in humans: cochlear synaptopathy is superseded by cognitive effects when listening to speech in noise
Elizabeth Beach presents an overview of the recent research being undertaken at the National Acoustic Laboratories on speech in noise and its relationship to cochlear synaptopathy. Our team at the National Acoustic Laboratories (NAL) has been investigating hidden hearing loss...