Current research on music perception in cochlear implant users

Charles J. Limb, Jay T. Rubinstein

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The authors present a comprehensive review of the state of music perception with cochlear implant (CI) users. They discuss methods of assessment and results of studies of the aspects of music perception, melody, timbre, rhythm, and so forth in individuals with cochlear implants. They discuss neural mechanisms of music perception and the anticipation of broader acceptance of standardized tests for music perception in CI users.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)129-140
Number of pages12
JournalOtolaryngologic Clinics of North America
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2012


  • Melody
  • Pitch
  • Rhythm
  • Timbre

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Otorhinolaryngology

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