Effects of Long-Term Training on Aided Speech-Recognition Performance in Noise in Older Adults
- MODELLING MATRIX TEST INTELLIGIBILITY IN NORMAL AND IMPAIRED LISTENERS ACROSS LANGUAGES USING AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION (ASR). Kollmeier, Birger; Schädler, Marc René; Warzybok, Anna; Brand, Thomas; Meyer, Bernd T. // Journal of International Advanced Otology;May2015 Supplement, Vol. 11, p57
The closed-set Matrix sentence intelligibility Test is advantageous not only in audiology for testing speech recognition across languages (review by Kollmeier et al, IJA 2015), but also for predicting individual speech recognition performance using a standard ASR system, thus yielding a close...
- Evaluating the Benefit of Speech Recoding Hearing Aids in Children. Miller-Hansen, Denise R.; Nelson, Peggy B.; Widen, Judith E.; Simon, Stephen D. // American Journal of Audiology;Dec2003, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p106
Children with significant high-frequency hearing loss may be difficult to fit with hearing aids using conventional amplification. Frequency-lowering hearing aids using dynamic speech recoding (DSR) technology have been proposed as a possible means to achieve full speech audibility. The current...
- Observations on Speech, Speech in Noise, and Embedded Tests. BECK, DOUGLAS L.; REPOVSCH, JENNIFER L. // Hearing Review;Aug2013, Vol. 20 Issue 8, p22
A good deal of the word recognition score (WRS) testing which has been done in the past has been shown to have limited value; indeed, WRS testing in quiet provides only a snapshot of the best possible or ideal listening scenario for the patient-and is usually not reflective of real-life...
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E.; Schein, Jerome D. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;Spring90, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p178
Presents an abstract of the study `Aided and Unaided Time-Related Differences in Word Discrimination,' by J. Stubblefield, C. Nye which appeared in the 1989 issue of `Hearing Instruments' periodical.
- Speech Perception in a Communicative Context: An Investigation Using Question/Answer Pairs. Flynn, Mark C. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun1999, Vol. 42 Issue 3, p540
Presents information on a study which investigated how traditional tests of speech perception may underestimate or misrepresent the actual speech perception abilities of adults with a hearing impairment. Materials and methods; Results; Discussion.
- Binaural Speech Recognition and the Stenger Effect. Karsten, Sue A.; Turner, Christopher W. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Aug2000, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p926
Features a study which examined the effects of systematically altering the balance between speech presentation levels to listeners with bilateral asymmetrical sensorineural hearing impairments. Role of the Stenger effect on binaural speech recognition; Methodology of the study; Results and...
- Influence of Hearing Loss on the Perceptual Strategies of Children and Adults. Pittman, Andrea L.; Stelmachowicz, Patricia G.; Lewis, Dawna E.; Hoover, Brenda M. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2002, Vol. 45 Issue 6, p1276
Presents information on a study that aimed to determine whether the perceptual weights of children and adults with hearing loss differ from those of their normal-hearing counterparts. Research methods; Results and discussion on the study.
- Short-Term Word-Learning Rate in Children With Normal Hearing and Children With Hearing Loss in Limited and Extended High-Frequency Bandwidths. Pittman, Andrea L. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2008, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p785
Purpose: This study examined children's word learning in limited and extended high-frequency bandwidth conditions. These conditions represent typical listening environments for children with hearing loss (HL) and children with normal hearing (NH), respectively. Method: Thirty-six children with...
- Factors associated with individual differences in clinical measures of speech recognition among... Humes, Larry E.; Watson, Betty U. // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Apr94, Vol. 37 Issue 2, p465
Discusses factors associated with individual differences in clinical measures of speech recognition among the aged. Nonsense syllables; Monosyllabic words; Listening conditions; Measures of auditory processing; Hearing loss; Research implications.