FO Processing and the Separation of Competing Speech Signals by Listeners With Normal Hearing and

Summers, Van; Leek, Marjorie R.
December 1998
Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec1998, Vol. 41 Issue 6, p1294
Academic Journal
Determines the voice fundamental frequency (FO) processing difference between normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners. Effects of FO differences on perception of concurrent vowels; Accuracy of FO differences between sequentially presented vocalic stimuli; Identification of concurrent vowels.


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