Skip to main content

Table 1 Subject profiles

From: Age-dependent plasticity in the superior temporal sulcus in deaf humans: a functional MRI study

       Lost audition (dB)   
  Age (years) Sex Age of deafness onset (years) Age of beginning JSL training (years) Duration of JSL training Right ear Left ear Performance (% correct)
Early-deaf signers         
1 27 M 0 20 7 95 95 83.3
2 20 M 0 3.5 16.5 90 90 66.7
3 24 M 0 14 10 71 86 75.0
4 19 M 0 6 13 100 100 58.3
5 22 M 0 7 15 95 95 66.7
6 25 M 2 19 6 90 90 66.7
Average 22.8   0.3 11.58 11.3 90.2 92.7 69.4
Late-deaf signers         
7 21 F 9 11 10 100 100 83.3
8 22 M 5 6 16 120 120 66.7
9 35 F 10 20 15 120 120 100.0
10 61 F 11 55 6 90 120 58.3
11 33 F 6 27 6 90 90 91.7
Average 34.4   8.2 23.8 10.6 104 110 80.0
Hearing signers         
12 46 M   25 21    75.0
13 40 F   32 8    66.7
14 26 F   24 2    83.3
15 20 F   16 4    75.0
16 23 F   21 2    83.3
17 47 F   27 20    75.0
Average 33.7    24.2 9.5    76.4