Table 1.

Mean discharge rate

Young Aged t test p values
Mean SEM n Mean SEM n
Maximum CF-evoked firing rate (spikes/s) 89.97 3.51 91 105.75 4.02 88 0.0035
CF dynamic range (dB) 26.92 2.08 91 33.75 2.07 85 0.0211
Maximum noise-evoked firing rate (spikes/s) 60.16 2.89 91 75.50 3.22 88 0.001
Spontaneous firing rate (spikes/s) 36.79 1.88 90 40.88 1.91 85 0.13