Audio clips that simulate cochlear implant hearing using noise vocoding of a German sentence: control "normal" audio, followed by an 8-channel simulation of an electrical cochlear implant, then a 64-channel simulation of a new first-generation optical cochlear implant. This material relates to a paper that appeared in the Jul. 22, 2020, issue of Science Translational Medicine, published by AAAS. The paper, by D. Keppeler at University Medical Center Göttingen in Göttingen, Germany; and colleagues was titled, "Multichannel optogenetic stimulation of the auditory pathway using microfabricated LED cochlear implants in rodents."
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