Anu Sharma, PhD, is a professor in the Speech, Language, and Hearing Science department at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a fellow in the Institute for Cognitive Science and Center for Neuroscience at the university. Her research focuses on examining neuroplasticity in deafness and hearing loss and her studies describe brain and behavioral outcomes in children and adults with hearing loss who are fitted with hearing aids and/or cochlear implants. For inquiries about this article, contact