Cochlear implants for children may increase risk of cognitive delays

May 23, 2014 12:57 PM

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Cochlear implants for children may increase risk of cognitive delays

Children with cochlear implants may experience cognitive delays, compared to those with normal hearing, according to Science World Report.

In a new study at Indiana University, researchers found the hearing devices put children at risk for problems with executive functioning – such as conceptual learning, working memory and controlled attention.

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