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Ruth Litovsky

Expert on hearing science, cochlear implants, development of hearing in children; researcher on binaural hearing and auditory (brain) plasticity

Associate professor, communicative disorders; faculty member, Neuroscience Training Program and Neurological Surgery College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-5045 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Hearing science: how the brain processes sound to enable people to hear and communicate
  • Restoring hearing to deaf people through auditory prostheses known as cochlear implants
  • Developmental disabilities related to sensory deprivation


  • Associate editor, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
  • Author, numerous publications on binaural hearing and cochlear implants
  • Principal investigator, two multimillion-dollar National Institutes of Health-funded research projects