Larry Humes

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Auditory measures of selective and divided attention in young and older adults using single-talker competition
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2926-37. 2006
  2. pmc Are age-related changes in cognitive function driven by age-related changes in sensory processing?
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 7002, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 75:508-24. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Central presbycusis: a review and evaluation of the evidence
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 23:635-66. 2012
  4. pmc Measures of hearing threshold and temporal processing across the adult lifespan
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 7002, USA
    Hear Res 264:30-40. 2010
  5. pmc Aided speech-identification performance in single-talker competition by older adults with impaired hearing
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 7002, USA
    Scand J Psychol 50:485-94. 2009
  6. pmc Development and efficacy of a frequent-word auditory training protocol for older adults with impaired hearing
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    Ear Hear 30:613-27. 2009
  7. pmc The effects of age on sensory thresholds and temporal gap detection in hearing, vision, and touch
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:860-71. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Auditory speech recognition and visual text recognition in younger and older adults: similarities and differences between modalities and the effects of presentation rate
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:283-303. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Measures of working memory, sequence learning, and speech recognition in the elderly
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405 7002, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:224-35. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of single-channel linear amplification and two-channel wide-dynamic-range-compression amplification by means of an independent-group design
    Larry E Humes
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    Am J Audiol 13:39-53. 2004

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Auditory measures of selective and divided attention in young and older adults using single-talker competition
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2926-37. 2006
    ..Among the elderly, differences in age or differences in hearing loss did not contribute to the individual differences observed in either experiment...
  2. pmc Are age-related changes in cognitive function driven by age-related changes in sensory processing?
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 7002, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 75:508-24. 2013
    ..Structural models confirmed this result. These analyses suggest that the long-standing observation of age-related changes in cognitive function may be mediated by age-related changes in global sensory processing...
  3. doi request reprint Central presbycusis: a review and evaluation of the evidence
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 23:635-66. 2012
    ..The authors reviewed the evidence regarding the existence of age-related declines in central auditory processes and the consequences of any such declines for everyday communication...
  4. pmc Measures of hearing threshold and temporal processing across the adult lifespan
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 7002, USA
    Hear Res 264:30-40. 2010
    ..Individual differences are also examined among a group of 124 older adults. Cognition and age were found to be significant predictors, although only 10-27% of the variance could be accounted for by these predictors...
  5. pmc Aided speech-identification performance in single-talker competition by older adults with impaired hearing
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 7002, USA
    Scand J Psychol 50:485-94. 2009
    ..Older adults performed worse than young adults across the board, but also showed diminished relative improvement as the processing load was decreased. Individual differences in performance among the older adults were also examined...
  6. pmc Development and efficacy of a frequent-word auditory training protocol for older adults with impaired hearing
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    Ear Hear 30:613-27. 2009
    ..The emphasis during training and assessment is placed on words with a high frequency of occurrence in American English...
  7. pmc The effects of age on sensory thresholds and temporal gap detection in hearing, vision, and touch
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 71:860-71. 2009
    ..Correlational and principal-components factor analyses performed on the data from the 137 older adults were generally consistent with task and modality independence of the psychophysical measures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Auditory speech recognition and visual text recognition in younger and older adults: similarities and differences between modalities and the effects of presentation rate
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:283-303. 2007
    ..In addition, the effects of variation in rate of presentation of stimuli in each modality were investigated in each age group...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measures of working memory, sequence learning, and speech recognition in the elderly
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405 7002, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:224-35. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint A comparison of single-channel linear amplification and two-channel wide-dynamic-range-compression amplification by means of an independent-group design
    Larry E Humes
    Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
    Am J Audiol 13:39-53. 2004
    ..Although both devices provided significant benefits to the wearers, there were no significant differences in the benefits provided by either device at the 1-month or 6-month postfit intervals...
  11. ncbi request reprint Examination of differences between successful and unsuccessful elderly hearing aid candidates matched for age, hearing loss and gender
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
    Int J Audiol 42:432-41. 2003
    ..Discriminant analysis, however, indicated that those in the group who retained their (linear) hearing aids tended to have better finger dexterity and higher loudness discomfort levels than those who did not...
  12. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the aided performance and benefit provided by a linear and a two-channel wide dynamic range compression hearing aid
    L E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 42:65-79. 1999
    ..Many of the performance differences between devices most likely can be ascribed to differences in gain, and prescriptive approaches (DSL[i/o] vs. NAL-R), for the fixed volume control testing performed in this study...
  13. ncbi request reprint Factors underlying the speech-recognition performance of elderly hearing-aid wearers
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 112:1112-32. 2002
    ..The latter approach proved to be the most successful, accounting for about two-thirds of the variance in speech-recognition performance, with the primary predictive factors being measures of hearing loss and cognitive function...
  14. ncbi request reprint Changes in hearing-aid benefit following 1 or 2 years of hearing-aid use by older adults
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 45:772-82. 2002
    ..In all, there was little evidence for acclimatization of hearing-aid benefit in this study in either the group or the individual data...
  15. ncbi request reprint Hearing-aid outcome measured following one month of hearing aid use by the elderly
    L E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405 7002, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 44:469-86. 2001
    ..Clinically efficient procedures for doing so are discussed...
  16. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal changes in hearing aid satisfaction and usage in the elderly over a period of one or two years after hearing aid delivery
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana Univesity, Bloomington 47405 7002, USA
    Ear Hear 23:428-38. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to measure hearing aid satisfaction and usage for extended periods of time, up to 2 yr after hearing aid delivery, to determine whether longitudinal changes occur in the elderly for these outcome measures...
  17. ncbi request reprint A comparison of two measures of hearing aid satisfaction in a group of elderly hearing aid wearers
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana Univesity, Bloomington 47405 7002, USA
    Ear Hear 23:422-7. 2002
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint An examination of changes in hearing-aid performance and benefit in the elderly over a 3-year period of hearing-aid use
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405 7002, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:137-45. 2003
    ..Little evidence was seen for systematic improvement in aided performance or benefit, consistent with that expected from acclimatization, in any participant or for any measure of benefit...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prescribed clinician-fit versus as-worn coupler gain in a group of elderly hearing-aid wearers
    L E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 43:879-92. 2000
    ..g., weak or dead battery, cerumen occluding the sound bore, telecoil switch in the incorrect position)...
  20. ncbi request reprint Individual differences in auditory discrimination of spectral shape and speech-identification performance among elderly listeners
    Mini N Shrivastav
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:1131-42. 2006
    ....
  21. pmc Age-related changes in visual temporal order judgment performance: Relation to sensory and cognitive capacities
    THOMAS BUSEY
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405, United States
    Vision Res 50:1628-40. 2010
    ..The results demonstrate the degree to which temporal order processing relates to other perceptual and cognitive capacities, and address the question of whether age-related declines in these capacities share a common cause...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of several variables on temporal-order identification in young and elderly listeners
    Daniel Fogerty
    Speech and Hearing Sci, Indiana Univ, 200 S Jordan, Bloomington, IN 47405
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2723. 2009
    ..Significant learning occurred for elderly listeners but not enough to eliminate the age-group differences. [Work supported, in part, by NIA.]...
  23. pmc Perceptual contributions to monosyllabic word intelligibility: segmental, lexical, and noise replacement factors
    Daniel Fogerty
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:3114-25. 2010
    ..Consonants appear to provide speech cues that are equally available and informative during sentence and isolated word presentations...
  24. doi request reprint Aging and tactile temporal order
    James C Craig
    Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, Indiana University, 1101 E 10th St, Bloomington, IN 47405 7007, USA
    Atten Percept Psychophys 72:226-35. 2010
    ..There was some support for the decline in temporal processing being due in part to a slowing in cognitive processing, and, depending on the task, in part to stimulus persistence and difficulty in pattern identification...
  25. pmc Auditory temporal-order processing of vowel sequences by young and elderly listeners
    Daniel Fogerty
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 127:2509-520. 2010
    ..Individual differences of temporal-order performance among the older listeners demonstrated the influence of cognitive measures, but not audibility or age...
  26. pmc Factors influencing recognition of interrupted speech
    Xin Wang
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:2100-11. 2010
    ..Implications of the findings of the current study for models of the temporal integration of speech are discussed...
  27. ncbi request reprint Predictability of speech-in-noise performance from real ear measures of directional hearing AIDS
    Sumitrajit Dhar
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405, USA
    Ear Hear 25:147-58. 2004
    ..Our goal was to evaluate a clinical measure of the acoustic directivity of a directional hearing aid, including its association with a test of speech perception in noise...
  28. ncbi request reprint Reliability and validity of judgments of sound quality in elderly hearing aid wearers
    M Mini Narendran
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405 7002, USA
    Ear Hear 24:4-11. 2003
    ..The validity and reliability of the JSQ as an outcome measure were determined for unaided and aided listening conditions...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of training on word-recognition performance in noise for young normal-hearing and older hearing-impaired listeners
    Matthew H Burk
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    Ear Hear 27:263-78. 2006
    ..Of particular interest was whether training on an isolated word list presented by a standardized talker can generalize to everyday speech communication across novel talkers...
  30. ncbi request reprint Effects of training on speech recognition performance in noise using lexically hard words
    Matthew H Burk
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, 200 South Jordan Avenue, Bloomington, IN 47405 7002, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:25-40. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Contribution of high frequencies to speech recognition in quiet and noise in listeners with varying degrees of high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss
    Nathan E Amos
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405 7002, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:819-34. 2007
    ..The contribution of audible high-frequency information to speech-understanding performance in listeners with varying degrees of high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss was examined...
  32. ncbi request reprint The contributions of audibility and cognitive factors to the benefit provided by amplified speech to older adults
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington 47405 7002, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 18:590-603. 2007
    ..With few exceptions, the importance of cognitive factors was revealed once the speech stimuli were made sufficiently audible...
  33. pmc Classification and cue weighting of multidimensional stimuli with speech-like cues for young normal hearing and elderly hearing-impaired listeners
    Xin Wang
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    Ear Hear 29:725-45. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate how young normal-hearing (YNH) and elderly hearing-impaired (EHI) listeners make use of redundant speech-like cues when classifying nonspeech sounds having multiple stimulus dimensions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Do 'auditory processing' tests measure auditory processing in the elderly?
    Larry E Humes
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405 7002, USA
    Ear Hear 26:109-19. 2005
    ..To examine the associations between measures of auditory processing and measures of auditory or cognitive function in elderly listeners with impaired hearing...
  35. pmc Effects of long-term training on aided speech-recognition performance in noise in older adults
    Matthew H Burk
    Indiana University Bloomington, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:759-71. 2008
    ..This study examined how repeated presentations of words in noise affected understanding of both trained and untrained words in noise (in isolation and in sentences)...
  36. pmc Temporal order discrimination of tonal sequences by younger and older adults: the role of duration and rate
    Mini N Shrivastav
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 336 Dauer Hall, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32611, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:462-71. 2008
    ..Temporal masking was offered as an explanation for the interaction of short durations and fast rates on temporal order discrimination for the anisochronous sequences...

Research Grants25

  1. Aging and Speech Communication: A Research Conference
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..It is hoped that by doing so new Insights into the complex nature of the problem might lead to novel approaches to the improvement of speech communication in older adults. ..
  2. SPEECH-RECOGNITION DIFFICULTIES OF THE HEARING IMPAIRED
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  3. Aging and Speech Communication: A Research Conference
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed conference should lead to further progress in understanding and remedying the speech-communication difficulties of older adults. ..
  4. Aging and temporal processing: A multi-modality study
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Structural equation modeling will be used to examine the correlations between measures and address the degree to which different modalities share a common temporal processing mechanism that is affected by age. ..
  5. SPEECH RECOGNITION BY THE HEARING IMPAIRED ELDERLY
    Larry E Humes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the proposed project, we intend to examine further the factors impacting the aided speech- understanding performance of older adults in backgrounds of competing speech. ..
  6. SPEECH RECOGNITION BY THE HEARING-IMPAIRED ELDERLY
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....
  7. SPEECH RECOGNITION BY THE HEARING IMPAIRED ELDERLY
    Larry Humes; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  8. Aging and temporal processing: A multi-modality study
    Larry E Humes; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Structural equation modeling will be used to examine the correlations between measures and address the degree to which different modalities share a common temporal processing mechanism that is affected by age. ..