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University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Fatima Husain, University of Illinois

Caption: University of Illinois speech and hearing science professor Fatima Husain and her colleagues found that tinnitus, a condition in which a person hears a ringing sound despite the lack of an actual sound, is associated with emotional processing in a different part of the brain than in those without the condition.

Credit: L. Brian Stauffer

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