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Gap-induced inhibition of the post-auricular muscle response in humans and guinea pigs (2019)
Journal Article
Wilson, C. A., Berger, J. I., de Boer, J., Sereda, M., Palmer, A. R., Hall, D. A., & Wallace, M. N. (2019). Gap-induced inhibition of the post-auricular muscle response in humans and guinea pigs. Hearing Research, 374, 13-23. doi:10.1016/j.heares.2019.01.009

A common method for measuring changes in temporal processing sensitivity in both humans and animals makes use of GaP-induced Inhibition of the Acoustic Startle (GPIAS). It is also the basis of a common method for detecting tinnitus in rodents. Howeve... Read More

Effects of the cannabinoid CB1 agonist ACEA on salicylate ototoxicity, hyperacusis and tinnitus in guinea pigs (2017)
Journal Article
Berger, J. I., Coomber, B., Hill, S., Alexander, S., Owen, W., Palmer, A. R., & Wallace, M. N. (in press). Effects of the cannabinoid CB1 agonist ACEA on salicylate ototoxicity, hyperacusis and tinnitus in guinea pigs. Hearing Research, doi:10.1016/j.heares.2017.10.012. ISSN 0378-5955

Cannabinoids have been suggested as a therapeutic target for a variety of brain disorders. Despite the presence of their receptors throughout the auditory system, little is known about how cannabinoids affect auditory function. We sought to determine... Read More