Effects of Talker Variability on Vowel Recognition in Cochlear Implants
- Word Learning in Children Following Cochlear Implantation. Houston, Derek M.; Carter, Allyson K.; Pisoni, David B.; Her Kirk, Karen; Ying, Elizabeth A. // Volta Review;Spring2005, Vol. 105 Issue 1, p41
An experimental procedure was developed to investigate word-learning skills of children who use cochlear implants (CIs). Using interactive play scenarios, 2- to 5-year olds were presented with sets of objects (Beanie Baby stuffed animals) and words for their names that corresponded to salient...
- Preparation and Perceptions of Speech-Language Pathologists Working With Children With Cochlear Implants. Compton, Mary V.; Tucker, Denise A.; Flynn, Perry F. // Communication Disorders Quarterly;May2009, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p142
This study examined the level of preparedness of North Carolina speech-language pathologists (SLPs) who serve school-aged children with cochlear implants (CIs). A survey distributed to 190 school-based SLPs in North Carolina revealed that 79% of the participants felt they had little to no...
- Effects of Short- and Long-Term Changes in Auditory Feedback on Vowel and Sibilant Contrasts. Lane, Harlan; Matthies, Melanie L.; Guenther, Frank H.; Denny, Margaret; Perkell, Joseph S.; Stockmann, Ellen; Tiede, Mark; Vick, Jennell; Zandipour, Majid // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2007, Vol. 50 Issue 4, p913
Purpose: To assess the effects of short- and long-term changes in auditory feedback on vowel and sibilant contrasts and to evaluate hypotheses arising from a model of speech motor planning. Method: The perception and production of vowel and sibilant contrasts were measured in 8 postlingually...
- Opening Lines. Ginzburg, Rebecca // Hearing Health;Fall2009, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p3
The article discusses various reports published within the issue, including one by Steven D. Rauch on reversible sensorineural hearing loss, an article on the meeting with former Miss U.S.A. Shawnae Jebbia who uses a hand-held device, and one by Ward R. Drennan on music and the cochlear implant.
- Is That a Beeper? Van Ingen, Jane S. // WE Magazine;Jan/Feb2000, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p112
Relates an experience after having a cochlear implant. Type of hearing aides that were used; Effect after having the implant; Reason the deaf community opposed the implant.
- cochlear implant. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p477
An encyclopedia entry for "cochlear implant," which refers to an electrical device designed for hearing-impaired persons to receive sound and to transmit the signal to electrodes implanted in the cohclea, is presented.
- What are Some of the Key Features of the New Naida CI Q70 from Advanced Bionics? Kruger, Tracey // Audiology Online;Dec2013, Vol. N/A Issue N/A, p1
The article presents the answer of Tracey Kruger, Vice President of Marketing, Advanced Bionics LLC to the question on what are some of the key features of the new Naida CI Q70 from Advanced Bionics.
- Breaking the Wall of Silence. Mraz, Stephen J. // Machine Design;12/09/99, Vol. 71 Issue 23, p54
Presents information on cochlear implants which aid deaf people hear. How the implants work; Features of HiFocus, an electrode array of the implants; How sound processing is made through the gadget; Historical background of direct electric stimulation of the auditory system. INSET: From Dream...
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Jan97, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p118
Presents an abstract of the article `Electrically Evoked Whole Nerve Action Potentionals in Ineraid Cochlear Implant Users: Responses to Different Stimulating Electrode Configurations and Comparison to Psychophysical Responses,' by C.J. Brown, P.J. Abbas, et al, which appeared in a 1996 issue of...