The effects of aging on auditory processing and cognition.

  title={The effects of aging on auditory processing and cognition.},
  author={Patricia A Tun and Victoria A. Williams and Brent J. Small and Ervin R. Hafter},
  journal={American journal of audiology},
  volume={21 2},
PURPOSE To briefly summarize existing data on effects of aging on auditory processing and cognition. METHOD A narrative review summarized previously reported data on age-related changes in auditory processing and in cognitive processes with a focus on spoken language comprehension and memory. In addition, recent data on effects of lifestyle engagement on cognitive processes are reviewed. RESULTS There is substantial evidence for age-related declines in both auditory processes and cognitive… CONTINUE READING
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