Category: Neuro-Audiology (NA)
Professional musicians and non musicians, all participants with normal hearing, were evaluated by Frequency Pattern Test (TPF), Gaps in Noise Test (GIN), Masking Level Difference (MLD) and Hearing in Noise Test (HINT) - Portuguese version. Musicians presented better performance in TPF, GIN and in the antiphasic condition of MLD. Groups were similar in relation to performance in HINT. In conclusion, it was considered that the musical practice can positively influence the central auditory system.
Savia Leticia Quental– Master Student, University of Campinas - UNICAMP
Maria Isabel Ramos do Amaral Iria Maria Ramos Amaral– Associated Professor and clinical supervisor , State University of Campinas - UNICAMP
Christiane Couto– Professor, University of Campinas - UNICAMP