Entertainment television and hearing students' attitudes regarding the pediatric cochlear implant.

@article{Miller2002EntertainmentTA,
  title={Entertainment television and hearing students' attitudes regarding the pediatric cochlear implant.},
  author={Katrina R Miller and Kathy Wheeler-Scruggs},
  journal={American annals of the deaf},
  year={2002},
  volume={147 3},
  pages={20-5}
}
The cochlear implant, a bionic technology that restores sound sensation in some patients, has become ethically controversial in the 20 years since its introduction. This controversy recently has entered American entertainment culture, with the issue of pediatric implants emerging in episodes of popular TV programs. This pilot study examines the effects of one such TV episode on the attitudes of hearing college students with minimal prior exposure to the controversy, using a posttest-only… CONTINUE READING

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