Patrick N Plyler

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The objective and subjective evaluation of low-frequency expansion in wide dynamic range compression hearing instruments
    Kristy J Lowery
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 18:641-52. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of multichannel wide dynamic range compression and ChannelFree processing in open canal hearing instruments
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 24:126-37. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint The objective and subjective evaluation of multichannel expansion in wide dynamic range compression hearing instruments
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 0740, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:15-24. 2007
  4. doi request reprint The acceptance of background noise in adult cochlear implant users
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:502-15. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of high-frequency amplification on the objective and subjective performance of hearing instrument users with varying degrees of high-frequency hearing loss
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37996 0740, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:616-27. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Contribution of high-frequency information to the acceptance of background noise in listeners with normal and impaired hearing
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 0740, USA
    Am J Audiol 16:149-56. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of expansion time constants on the objective performance of hearing instrument users
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 16:614-21. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Effects of speech signal content and speaker gender on acceptance of noise in listeners with normal hearing
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 0740, USA
    Int J Audiol 50:243-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of expansion on the objective and subjective performance of hearing instrument users
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 16:101-13. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of hearing loss and spectral shaping on identification and neural response patterns of stop-consonant stimuli
    Ashley W Harkrider
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, 457 South Stadium Hall, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:915-25. 2006

Detail Information

Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint The objective and subjective evaluation of low-frequency expansion in wide dynamic range compression hearing instruments
    Kristy J Lowery
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 18:641-52. 2007
    ..Results indicate restricting expansion to 1000 Hz overcomes speech-recognition deficits observed with expansion active across a broader spectrum without significantly reducing subjective benefit or preference...
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of multichannel wide dynamic range compression and ChannelFree processing in open canal hearing instruments
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Knoxville, TN, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 24:126-37. 2013
    ..Although both signal processing strategies are currently available in hearing aids, it is unclear if differences in these signal processing strategies affect the performance and/or preference of the end user...
  3. ncbi request reprint The objective and subjective evaluation of multichannel expansion in wide dynamic range compression hearing instruments
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 0740, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:15-24. 2007
    ..The effects of multichannel expansion on the objective and subjective evaluation of 20 listeners fitted binaurally with 4-channel, digital in-the-ear hearing instruments were investigated...
  4. doi request reprint The acceptance of background noise in adult cochlear implant users
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:502-15. 2008
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  5. ncbi request reprint The effects of high-frequency amplification on the objective and subjective performance of hearing instrument users with varying degrees of high-frequency hearing loss
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 37996 0740, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:616-27. 2006
    ..The purpose of the present study was to determine if amplifying beyond 2 kHz affected the objective and subjective performance of hearing instrument users with varying degrees of mild-to-severe high-frequency sensorineural hearing loss...
  6. ncbi request reprint Contribution of high-frequency information to the acceptance of background noise in listeners with normal and impaired hearing
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 0740, USA
    Am J Audiol 16:149-56. 2007
    ..To determine whether information beyond 2.0 kHz affected the acceptance of background noise in listeners with normal and/or impaired hearing...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effects of expansion time constants on the objective performance of hearing instrument users
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 16:614-21. 2005
    ..Furthermore, expansion time constants affected the objective performance of listeners with varying degrees of hearing loss in a similar manner...
  8. doi request reprint Effects of speech signal content and speaker gender on acceptance of noise in listeners with normal hearing
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 0740, USA
    Int J Audiol 50:243-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this research was to determine if the content and/or speaker gender of a running speech sample affected the acceptance of background noise within a participant...
  9. ncbi request reprint The effects of expansion on the objective and subjective performance of hearing instrument users
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 16:101-13. 2005
    ..The effect of degree of hearing loss, expansion kneepoint, and expansion ratio on the effectiveness of expansion for a given listener was discussed...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effects of hearing loss and spectral shaping on identification and neural response patterns of stop-consonant stimuli
    Ashley W Harkrider
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, 457 South Stadium Hall, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:915-25. 2006
    ..Additionally, age and age-related hearing loss may have separate influences on neural function...
  11. doi request reprint Effects of hearing loss and spectral shaping on identification and neural response patterns of stop-consonant stimuli in young adults
    Ashley W Harkrider
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
    Ear Hear 30:31-42. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of venting and low-frequency gain compensation on performance in noise with directional hearing instruments
    Melinda C Freyaldenhoven
    University of Tennessee, Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Room 444 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:168-78. 2006
    ..Results further demonstrated that speech understanding in noise was unaffected by venting but may be improved with the use of gain compensation for some listeners. Clinical implications are discussed...
  13. doi request reprint The effects of receiver placement on probe microphone, performance, and subjective measures with open canal hearing instruments
    Lynzee N Alworth
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 21:249-66. 2010
    ..What remains unclear, however, is if any or all of the abovementioned factors contribute to hearing aid outcome...
  14. ncbi request reprint The subjective evaluation of the expansion time constant in single-channel wide dynamic range compression hearing instruments
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996, USA
    Int J Audiol 45:331-6. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that dynamic expansion parameters play an important role in determining the effectiveness of the feature for a given listener...
  15. doi request reprint The effects of noise reduction technologies on the acceptance of background noise
    Kristy Jones Lowery
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
    J Am Acad Audiol 24:649-59. 2013
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  16. ncbi request reprint Effect of stimulant medication on the acceptance of background noise in individuals with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder
    Melinda C Freyaldenhoven
    University of Tennessee, Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, Knoxville 37996 0740, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 16:677-86. 2005
    ..Results also indicated that acceptance of noise depends on speech presentation level, but the improvement in acceptance of noise was not dependent on medication...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of age and spectral shaping on perception and neural representation of stop consonant stimuli
    Ashley W Harkrider
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, 578 South Stadium Hall, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
    Clin Neurophysiol 116:2153-64. 2005
    ..To determine if (1) aging affects neural representation of a dynamic spectral speech cue and (2) spectrally-shaped gain applied to the cue reduces any aging effects...
  18. ncbi request reprint Treatment of objective and subjective benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    Alexandra C Huebner
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Knoxville, TN
    J Am Acad Audiol 24:600-6. 2013
    ..The accepted method of treatment for objective BPPV is canalith repositioning maneuvers (CRM); however, CRM are not traditionally used as the method of treatment for cases of subjective BPPV...
  19. doi request reprint Acceptance of noise growth patterns in hearing aid users
    Melinda C Freyaldenhoven
    Department of Speech, Louisiana Tech University, P O Box 3165, Ruston, LA 71272, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:126-35. 2008
    ..To examine whether the effects of speech presentation level on acceptance of noise could differentiate full-time, part-time, and nonusers of hearing aids and whether these effects could predict hearing aid use...
  20. ncbi request reprint The effects of speech presentation level on acceptance of noise in listeners with normal and impaired hearing
    Melinda C Freyaldenhoven
    Louisiana Tech University, Department of Speech, P O Box 3165, Ruston, LA 71272, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:878-85. 2007
    ..To compare the effects of speech presentation level on acceptance of noise in listeners with normal and impaired hearing...
  21. ncbi request reprint Acceptance of noise with monaural and binaural amplification
    Melinda C Freyaldenhoven
    Department of Speech, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, LA 71272, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:659-66. 2006
    ..It should also be noted that interaural differences in acceptance of noise might exist for some listeners; therefore, if only one hearing aid is fitted, monaural ANLs should be measured...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of stimulus presentation level on stop consonant identification in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge 70803, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 13:154-9. 2002
    ..The amount of boundary shift was not correlated with audibility. The results of the current study suggest that increasing the presentation level of a signal does not result in performance similar to that of listeners with normal hearing...
  23. ncbi request reprint Communication in noise with acoustic and electronic hearing protection devices
    Patrick N Plyler
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 14:260-8. 2003
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