An On-Line Imitative Test of Speech-Pattern Contrast Perception (OlimSpac): Developmental Effects in Normally Hearing Children
- ALREADY GONE. KOEHNKE, JANET; LISTER, JENNIFER; WAMBACQ, USE // ASHA Leader;Jun2015, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p38
The article discusses the causes of hearing loss in adults age 40 to 50 years old. Topics mentioned include the decline in the level of complex auditory processing, evidence of age-related changes in cognitive processing, effects of hearing decline on the ability to understand speech in...
- Tympanometry: Do We Really Understand Its Vertical Axis? Venema, Ted // Canadian Hearing Report;2015, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p7
A reprint of the article "Tympanometry: Do We Really Understand Its Vertical Axis?" by Ted Venema, which appeared at HearingHealthMatters.org, is presented.
- What do you Expect Regarding the Cochlear Microphonic in ECochG Testing? Hall III, James W. // Audiology Online;Jan2014, p1
The article presents a question and answer related to what to expect to see in electrocochleography (ECochG) testing using rarefaction and condensation clicks in normal individuals.
- 7 Reasons Why People Don't Get Their Hearing Tested. Reasons Why You Should. Jenkins, Barbara // Hearing Health;Fall2014, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p20
The article focuses on several reasons that prevent people to get their hearing tested and treated. The excuses presented include blaming others for not talking clearly, the test not recommended by the primary care physician and wrong perception of people about hearing aids. It also present...
- AUDITORY PROCESSING ABILITIES IN CHILDREN: WHEN TO TEST? LUCKER, JAY R. // Audiology Today;Jan/Feb2015, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p24
No abstract available.
- Speech Perception Abilities of Adults With Dyslexia: Is There Any Evidence for a True Deficit? Hazan, Valerie; Messaoud-Galusi, Souhila; Rosen, Stuart; Nouwens, Suzan; Shakespeare, Bethanie // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Dec2009, Vol. 52 Issue 6, p1510
Purpose: This study investigated whether adults with dyslexia show evidence of a consistent speech perception deficit by testing phoneme categorization and word perception in noise. Method: Seventeen adults with dyslexia and 20 average readers underwent a test battery including standardized...
- Auditory steady-state responses and clinical applications. Canale, Andrea; Lacilla, Michelangelo; Cavalot, Andrea; Albera, Roberto // European Archives of Oto-Rhino-Laryngology;Jun2006, Vol. 263 Issue 6, p499
The auditory steady-state responses to single continuous tones modulated in amplitude have been proposed as an alternative to objective frequency-specific audiometry. The aim of this study was to compare thresholds obtained by pure-tone audiometry (PTA) and by auditory steady-state responses in...
- Deconstructing Tympanometry: How to Get More Out of this Common Diagnostic Test. Hunter, Lisa // Canadian Hearing Report;2015, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p11
The article reports on the significance of understanding the physical units and principle of tympanometry for useful auditory diagnostic information.
- Correlation of numeric rating scale with pure tone audiogram for assessing hearing loss. Shrestha, B. L.; Amatya, R. C. M. // Bangladesh Journal of Medical Science;Jan2014, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p25
Objective: Hearing loss is the public health problem affecting all the age groups. For the assessment of hearing loss pure tone audiogram (PTA) is the gold standard but cannot be easily available in rural areas. So, the main aim of our study is to see the correlation of numeric rating scale with...