Associations and Dissociations Between Psychoacoustic Abilities and Speech Perception in Adolescents With Severe-to-Profound Hearing Loss
- Factors Affecting the Benefits of High-Frequency Amplification. Horwitz, Amy R.; Ahlstrom, Jayne B.; Dubno, Judy R. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Jun2008, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p798
Purpose: This study was designed to determine the extent to which high-frequency amplification helped or hindered speech recognition as a function of hearing loss, gain-frequency response, and background noise. Method: Speech recognition was measured monaurally under headphones for nonsense...
- Speech Recognition at the Acceptable Noise Level. Gordon-Hickey, Susan; Morlas, Holly // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;May2015, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p443
Background: The acceptable noise level (ANL) has been proposed as a prehearing aid fitting measure that could be used for hearing aid selection and counseling purposes. Previous work has demonstrated that a listener's ANL is unrelated to their speech recognition in noise abilities. It is unknown...
- SPEECH-SOUND PERCEPTION TEST: LONG- AND SHORT-FORMS RELIABILITY ADJUSTED FOR ITEM DIFFICULTY. Charter, Richard A. // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Feb2001, Vol. 92 Issue 1, p31
Reports on the computation of the internal consistency reliability of the Speech-Sounds Perception Test for the long form, short form and the six series of ten items each. Inclusion of normal, diffusely brain-damaged and undiagnosed patients referred for assessment in the sample; Assessment of...
- TEMPORAL PROCESSING IN MUSICIANS AND NON-MUSICIANS. Kuman, Priyanka Vijaya; Rana, Baljeet; Krishna, Rajalakshmi // Journal of Hearing Science;Sep2014, Vol. 4 Issue 3, p35
Background: Temporal processing abilities are important for speech perception, and they are generally superior in musicians than in non-musicians. Since there are many different training methods used to develop musical expertise (e.g. vocal or instrumental), these differences could lead to...
- Psychoacoustic and Phoneme Identification Measures in Cochlear-Implant and Normal-Hearing Listeners. Goldsworthy, Ray L.; Delhorne, Lorraine A.; Braida, Louis D.; Reed, Charlotte M. // Trends in Amplification;Mar2013, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p27
The purpose of this study is to identify precise and repeatable measures for assessing cochlear-implant (CI) hearing. The study presents psychoacoustic and phoneme identification measures in CI and normal-hearing (NH) listeners, with correlations between measures examined. Psychoacoustic...
- The Relation Between Cochlear Neuropathy, Hidden Hearing Loss and Obscure Auditory Dysfunction. Prendergast, Garreth; Guest, Hannah; Plack, Christopher J. // Perspectives on Hearing & Hearing Disorders: Research & Diagnost;Apr2015, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p32
No abstract available.
- They Say "I Can't Hear in Noise," We Say "Say the Word Base". LINDLEY, GEORGE // Audiology Today;Jul/Aug2015, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p44
No abstract available.
- Comparison of Clinical and Traditional Gap Detection Tests. Hoover, Eric; Pasquesi, Lauren; Souza, Pamela // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Jun2015, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p540
Background: Temporal resolution is important for speech recognition and may contribute to variability in speech recognition among patients. Clinical tests of temporal resolution are available, but It is not clear how closely results of those tests correspond to results of traditional temporal...
- Diagnosis of Auditory Perceptual Disorders in Previously Undiagnosed Adults. Habrouck, Jon M. // Journal of Learning Disabilities;Apr1983, Vol. 16 Issue 4
Examines the auditory perceptual disorders in previously undiagnosed adults. Original complaints of subjects; Use of instruments on adults designed for testing children; Treatment regimen; Goal of the treatment.