Brain Imaging Study of Hearing Loss in Children



Jennifer Zysset

Oct 17, 2022

Paid Research Study for Children with Hearing Loss

Researchers at Boys Town are looking for youth aged 7-15 years old with normal hearing or who wear hearing aids to participate in a brain imaging study of hearing loss.

What is the purpose of this study?

  • To understand how a child’s brain works during attention, memory and language tasks.

  • To understand whether hearing loss affects how these processes occur in the brain.

What is required?

  • Complete 3-4 visits over the course of a couple of weeks; a total of 6-8 hours of testing.

  • Complete MEG and MRI scans.

  • Complete neuropsychological and cognitive assessments.

Compensation of up to $170 will be included for time and travel.

For more information, please contact:

Cognitive and Sensory Imaging Laboratory (CASI Lab) | 531-355-8937