Ear Science Researcher makes headlines with hearing loss and mental wellbeing study

Ear Science Researcher Dr Blake Lawrence made headlines last month as his research on hearing loss and mental wellbeing was shared around the world.
The original Reuters story was published in the US, then re-published in Asia, Australia and Europe. Mental health and wellbeing is a hot button issue.
According to the World Health Organization, one in four people are affected by a mental health disorder, and as we age, mental health can affect our overall health. Ear Science researchers have several dedicated projects investigating the link between treating hearing loss and improving mental wellbeing.
Find out more about our clinical research program, including our research into mental wellbeing for children with hearing loss, and hearing loss and cognitive function.