Their previous studies indicate that this early auditory activity — before the onset of hearing — provides a kind of training to prepare the brain to process sound when hearing begins. Learn more here. Check out the work here.
We learn to hear! Dwight Bergles and team show that the auditory system trains itself to process sound when hearing begins
For the first two weeks of life, mice with a hereditary form of deafness have nearly normal neural activity in the auditory system, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins Medicine scientists.