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The sound we can see: working with hearing loss in the field

When I was 19 I went for a checkup with an audiologist and found out that I was hearing only 90% of what...

Smiling white man sits at a table with a model of the human ear in front of him. He wears black sweater and behind him are shuttered windows. The text on the right reads " Cochlear implants are not my thing... yet" On the left "the Eagle Ear Blog' is written below The Mind Hears logo.
deaf/HoH experiences

Cochlear implants are not my thing… yet

Now, only after I had kept (and still keep) hearing from my peers with hearing loss who now wear cochlear implants and are...

conferencesmeetings

Who am I at a Research Conference: the Deaf Person or the Scientist?

At academic conferences, I am a scientist first, and deaf person second.

profiles

Profile: Nora Duggan

Build up a network of deaf students where you can share tips, or even just rant about barriers you're facing. 

careersgrad school

Three reasons why I chose industry research over academia

-Alex Lu After a long five years, my stint as a PhD student was finally reaching its end – and that meant I...

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Presentando The Mind Hears [La Mente Oye] a académicos de habla hispana

-translated by Ana Our goal for The Mind Hears is to have it serve as a global resource for deaf and HoH (hard of hearing)...

conferencesmeetings

Traveling and Conferences: When Bacteria Has a Party

In my first post for The Mind Hears, I want to tell you a little about my background, then outline some strategies that...

profiles

Profile: Dr. Khadijat Rashid

. Background? I’m deaf, as in profoundly, deeply deaf. I can’t even use hearing aids because they are worthless for me, though I...

meetings

Conquering faculty meetings (or not…) when deaf/hard of hearing

-Ana Making it as a deaf/hard of hearing (HoH) academic can often feel like a game of whack-a-mole. Between research activities, teaching duties,...