Student working on a research project.

Asymptotic Threshold Shift In Rats

This project is designed to measures the amount of hearing loss in rats that results from long term noise exposure and to study the rate at which hearing recovers following the noise exposure. The long term goal of this study is to use these finding in studies of noise induced tinnitus.

Research Project Information

Disciplines: psychology, neuroscience, physiology, communicative disorder
Student Skill-Set Needed: some knowledge of neuroscience, psychology and willingness to work with experimental animals (rats)
Compensation: Academic Credit, Volunteer, Work Study
Available: Fall, Spring, Summer


For further information on this opportunity, or to apply, contact:

Faculty Member: Richard Salvi
Title: Professor
Department: Communicative Disorders And Sciences
Office: 137 Cary Hall Center For Hearing Research
Phone: 716 829 5310