Exploring the music listening behaviour of people with hearing impairments

This three-year project investigates how music listening experiences are affected by the use of hearing aid technology.

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Online Survey

We are looking for participants with a confirmed hearing loss who wear a hearing aid(s) for at least an hour a day.

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Hearing Aids For Music Conference 2017

14 - 15 September, School of Music, University of Leeds Bringing together hearing aid users, researchers, audiologists and manufacturers

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About the Project

The project represents the first large-scale, systematic investigation of how music listening is affected by hearing aid technology. Social-psychological research methods including surveys and interviews will be used to explore patterns and preferences of music listening behaviour within representative samples from the UK population of hearing aid users. Data from clinical audiology will also be used to explore how levels and types of deafness and hearing aids affect music listening experiences.

Learn more about the project at its website, musicandhearingaids.org