Age-related changes in auditory function of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).

  title={Age-related changes in auditory function of rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta).},
  author={Peter Torre and Cynthia G. Fowler},
  journal={Hearing research},
  volume={142 1-2},
The purpose of this study was to investigate the changes in auditory function associated with aging in rhesus monkeys (Macaca mulatta) as a model for age-related changes in humans. One advantage of using monkeys from the Wisconsin Regional Primate Research Center was that lifestyle factors such as diet and excessive noise exposure were controlled. Twenty younger (mean: 10 years, 9 months, S.D.=+/-6 months) and 20 older (mean: 25 years, 11 months, S.D.=+/-11 months) monkeys were used in this… CONTINUE READING


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