Children's Performance in Complex Listening Conditions: Effects of Hearing Loss and Digital Noise Reduction
- Should I Apply Non-linear Frequency Compression for Mild Hearing Losses? Jones, Christine // Audiology Online;Jul2014, p1
The article provides an answer to a question on the applicability of non-linear frequency compression (NFC) on mild hearing loss.
- How Long Before a Patient Receives Maximum Benefit from Non-Linear Frequency Compression? Jones, Christine // Audiology Online;Sep2014, p1
The article provides an answer to the question of how long will it take for a patient to receive maximum benefit from non-linear frequency compression (NFC).
- Age-Related Benefits of Digital Noise Reduction for Short-Term Word Learning in Children With Hearing Loss. Pittman, Andrea // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct2011, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p1448
Purpose: To determine the rate of word learning for children with hearing loss (HL) in quiet and in noise compared to normal-hearing (NH) peers. The effects of digital noise reduction (DNR) were examined for children with HL.
- Product news. // Hearing Instruments;Feb95, p9
Features products related to the treatment of hearing disorders. Includes Argosy Electronics' Cameo compression circuit; E-A-R Express pod plugs; Better Hearing Institute's `A Guide to Your Child's Hearing' booklet.
- HEARING AIDS. Corrado, Oliver J. // British Medical Journal (Clinical Research Edition);1/2/1988, Vol. 296 Issue 6614, p33
Examines the benefits of hearing aids for persons with impaired hearing. Indications for the use of hearing aids; Classification of hearing aids; Considerations in the care of hearing aids.
- 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...
- The Effect of Presentation Level on Normal-Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Listeners' Acceptable Speech and Noise Levels. Recker, Karrie L.; Edwards, Brent W. // Journal of the American Academy of Audiology;Jan2013, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p17
Background: Acceptable noise level (ANL) is a measure of the maximum amount of background noise that a listener is willing to "put up with" while listening to running speech. This test is unique in that it can predict with a high degree of accuracy who will be a successful hearing-aid wearer....
- Evaluation of a Telephone Speech-Enhancement Algorithm Among Older Adults With Hearing Loss. Roup, Christina M.; Poling, Gayla L.; Harhager, Kimberly; Krishnamurthy, Ashok; Feth, Lawrence L. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct2011, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p1477
Purpose: In this study, the authors evaluated a processing algorithm aimed at improving speech recognition via the telephone among older adults with sensorineural hearing loss (SNHL).
- COCHLEAR IMPLANTATION IN SUBJECTS WITH SUBSTANTIAL RESIDUAL HEARING. Hoppe, Urlich; Hast, Anne; Liebscher, Tim; Digeser, Frank // Journal of International Advanced Otology;May2015 Supplement, Vol. 11, p6
During the last decade it turned out that normal hearing on the contralateral side is not a contraindication for cochlear implantation and for each ear the optimum treatment has to be chosen. Concerning the ear which will be implanted, cochlear implants are required when conventional hearing...