Comparison of Speech Perception in Background Noise With Acceptance of Background Noise in Aided and Unaided Conditions
- Does non-linear frequency compression (NFC) improve listening in noise? Jones, Christine // Audiology Online;Aug2014, p1
The article presents an answer to the question of the use of non-linear frequency compression to listening in noise.
- Comparing the Performance of the Widex SENSO Digital Hearing Aid with Analog Hearing Aids. Valente, Michael; Fabry, David A.; Potts, Lisa G.; Sandlin, Robert E. // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Oct1998, Vol. 9 Issue 5
Differences in performance were evaluated between the Widex SENSO and several analog hearing aids currently worn by 50 hearing-impaired subjects. Subjects were initially fit with the SENSO using the manufacturer's recommended procedure. After wearing the hearing aids for 1 week, the...
- Slope of PI Function Is Not 10%-per-dB in Noise for All Noises and for All Patients. CHASIN, MARSHALL // Hearing Review;Oct2013, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p12
This article discusses how directional hearing aid microphones and assistive listening devices have benefited people with hearing loss. The author reveals that such devices were able to help some patients communicate better in a difficult listening situation. The author reveals, however, that...
- Fast and Easy: Can Hearing Aids Accelerate Listening and Speech Understanding? Kathleen Pichora-Fuller, M. // Hearing Review;Sep2012, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p26
The article discusses research which demonstrates that listening could be made easier and faster by ensuring that signal quality is clear and that listeners learn to use congruent semantic context and expectations to guide listening, and can be adapted to demonstrate advantages of signal...
- They Say "I Can't Hear in Noise," We Say "Say the Word Base". Tecca, John E. // Audiology Today;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p10
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- LETTER TO THE EDITOR. Lindley, George // Audiology Today;Nov/Dec2015, Vol. 27 Issue 6, p13
No abstract available.
- Is There a Hearing Aid for the Thinking Person? Hafter, Ervin R. // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Oct2010, Vol. 21 Issue 9, p594
Background: The history of auditory prosthesis has generally concentrated on bottom-up processing, that is, on audibility. However, a growing interest in top-down processing has focused on correlations between success with a hearing aid and such higher order processing as the patient's...
- Optimizing FM Systems. Huong Nguyen; Bentler, Ruth // ASHA Leader;10/11/2011, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p5
The article focuses on the optimization of frequency modulation (FM) system advantages for people with speech, language, or hearing disability, by verifying and following up device function. It mentions the FM optimization guidelines recommending 10 decibels (dB) of higher FM-microphone inputs...
- Wireless Transmission Systems: Digital v. Analog. Pansell, August // Audiology Online;6/11/2012, p1
The article provides an answer to a question on the difference between analog and digital sound transmission.