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Residual Inhibition for Tinnitus

Written by AudioNotch Team on December 10, 2014

Categories: Tinnitus

Some of our users have noticed that listening to their tinnitus frequency using our tinnitus tuner, and then turning the computer generate sound off, can result in a temporary reduction in their tinnitus tone. This is a known phenomenon that has been studied and is known as residual inhibition. To read more about this phenomenon, click here to read a paper on the subject by Canadian researchers.

Interestingly, the mechanism of function of this procedure does not contradict the proposed mechanism of notched sound therapy. Notched sound therapy works by lateral inhibition in order to suppress the … Continue Reading