central auditory nervous system

cen·tral au·di·tor·y ner·vous sys·tem

(CANS) (sen'trăl aw'di-tōr-ē nĕr'vŭs sis'tĕm)
Auditory neural pathway from the cochleae to the auditory cortex.
See: vestibulocochlear nerve [CN VIII]
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This fact leads us to consider that each test can activate more or less areas of the central auditory nervous system (CANS) that respond by the physiological mechanism of temporal resolution ability.
GIN (Gaps in Noise) Test performance in subjects with confirmed central auditory nervous system involvemente.
10) The ability to locate the spatial origin of a sound source requires the capacity of the central auditory nervous system to detect and compute a number of acoustic cues such as small differences in the arrival time and intensity of signals reaching the 2 ears.
While peripheral auditory dysfunction is commonly associated with traumatic injury due to blast exposure [1-8], there also is an increasing awareness of the vulnerability of the central auditory nervous system (CANS) to blast-induced injury [9-11].
Central Auditory Nervous System Sites Potentially Damaged by Blast Exposure
It is also known that, as the disease progresses, there is progressive impairment of the central nervous system, including the central auditory nervous system, either by direct effects of the virus on the central nervous system structures governing the maturational process or as a consequence of opportunist infections [13,15,16].
Other scientists are studying the central auditory nervous system.
An older adult may have a hearing loss attributed to natural changes in the auditory system that occur with age (presbycusis), or he or she may have degenerative changes in the central auditory nervous system.
To evaluate the central auditory nervous system (CANS), it is necessary that the extrinsic redundancy, in relation to the acoustic signal, is reduced so that the intrinsic, which refers to the multiple paths of CANS, might be evaluated [2].
Because problems understanding speech in background noise are characteristic of individuals with auditory processing problems and disorders of the central auditory nervous system, one might postulate that individuals with MS would also have this type of deficit.
Behavioral tests and the ABR depend on the status of the central auditory nervous system.

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