Prof. Karen Banai


Health Sciences, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Academic background

i have BA in Behavioral Sciences from the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, followed by a PhD in Brain and Behavior from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and postdoctoral training in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders in Northwestern University.

Research interests

My main interest is in auditory cognition across the lifespan. My current research focuses on the influences of auditory processes on early literacy development and on the role of auditory learning in speech perception and hearing aids acclimatization in older adults.

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