Another Look at Tinnitus: Qualia and Prediction
Another Look at Tinnitus; Qualia and Prediction
Prerecorded presentation available to view on-demand on April 17, 2021
This on-demand program is offered for FREE to all AAA 2021 Virtual Conference registrants and AAA 2021 All-Inclusive Webinar Package subscribers. Please allow one business day after registering for the AAA 2021 Virtual Conference to receive access to activate your registration.
Presenter: Natan Bauman, MS Eng, EdD
Duration: 1 hour
CEUs: 0.1 AAA
Instructional Level: Fundamental
Program Focus: Knowledge
Learning Outcomes: Upon completion, each participant in the eAudiology Web Seminar will be able to:
- Explain the relationship between physiology and psychology of tinnitus.
- Define Qualia and gain insight to philosophy of Qualia.
- Describe the role of predictability of the brain on tinnitus.
Description: Tinnitus is an auditory affliction which is still not well understood with various degrees of reactivity ranging from no reactivity to extreme catastrophic. The psychological and the physiological aspect of the tinnitus remains an elusive concept. Presenter attempts to shed light on brain/mind contributions to help to address treatment by introducing a philosophy term “Qualia” which will help to shape to individualize treatment programs. Qualia definition “qualities of experiences – raw felt qualities of sensations, emotions, thoughts experienced privately and subjectively.”
Natan Bauman, MS Eng, EdD
Auditory and Vestibular Institute of New England
Tinnitus Practitioners Association
Financial and Non-financial Disclosures:
Currently President of the Auditory and Vestibular Institute of New England
Former President of the Hearing, Balance and Speech Center
Former President of the New England Tinnitus and Hyperacusis Clinic
Former Director of the Hearing, Speech and Language Clinic at Yale New Haven Hospital
Chairman and Founder of the Tinnitus Practitioners Association (TPA)
Inventor of the CHaTT (Cognitive Habituation Tinnitus Therapy)
Inventor of the RITE/RIC hearing aid system
National and International Lecturer