Department of Psychology

Tinnitus in Animals

Heffner, H. E. & Heffner, R. S. (2012). Behavioral tests for tinnitus in animals. In J. J. Eggermont, F.-G. Zheng, A. N. Popper & R. R. Fay (Eds.) Tinnitus. Springer: NY, pp. 21-58.

Heffner, H. E. (2011). A two-choice sound-localization procedure for detecting lateralized tinnitus in animals. Behavior Research Methods, 43, 577-589.

Heffner, H. E. And Koay, G. (2005). Tinnitus and hearing loss in hamsters exposed to loud sound. Behavioral Neuroscience, 119, 734-742.

Zhang, J., Heffner, H.E., Koay, G., & Kaltenbach, J. A. (2004).Hyperactivity in the hamster dorsal cochlear nucleus: Its relationship to tinnitus. Abstracts of the Twenty Seventh Meeting of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology, 27, 302. [This poster addressed the question of whether spontaneous activity in the dorsal cochlear nucleus is related to tinnitus or hearing loss.]

Heffner, H. E. and Harrington, I. A. (2002). Tinnitus in hamsters following exposure to loud sound. Hearing Research, 170, 83-95.

Kaltenbach, J. A., Heffner, H. E., Zhang, J., Mathog, T. A., and Zacharek, M. A. (2001). Neuro-physiological mechanisms of noise-induced tinnitus. In: D. Henderson, D. Prasher, R. Kopke, R. Salvi, and R. Hamernik, (Eds.) Noise Inducted Hearing Loss, Basic Mechanisms, Prevention and Control, Noise Research Network Publications. Network Publications (nRn): London. pp. 153-168.

Kaltenbach, J.A., Heffner, H.E., and Afman, C.E. (1999). Effects of intense sound on spontaneous activity in the dorsal cochlear nucleus and its relation to tinnitus. Proceedings of the 6th International Tinnitus Seminar, 6, 133-138.

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