Affiliation: Northwestern University
- Exploring the limits of frequency loweringPamela E Souza
Correspondence to Pamela E Souza
J Speech Lang Hear Res 56:1349-63. 2013..This study examined how frequency lowering affected sentence intelligibility and quality for adults with postlingually acquired, mild-to-moderate hearing loss...
- Application of the envelope difference index to spectrally sparse speechPamela Souza
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 55:824-37. 2012..This follow-up study investigated the relationship between the EDI and recognition of spectrally sparse consonants...
- Consequences of broad auditory filters for identification of multichannel-compressed vowelsPamela Souza
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 55:474-86. 2012....
- Comparing identification of standardized and regionally valid vowelsRichard Wright
University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA
J Speech Lang Hear Res 55:182-93. 2012..The goal of this study was to examine the effect of regional accent variation on vowel identification...
- Hearing aid effectiveness after aural rehabilitation - individual versus group (HEARING) trial: RCT design and baseline characteristicsMargaret P Collins
Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, 1100 Olive Way, Suite 1400, Seattle, WA 98101, USA
BMC Health Serv Res 9:233. 2009..We describe the rationale, design, and characteristics of the baseline cohort of the first randomized clinical trial to study the impact of group versus individual hearing aid fitting and follow-up visits...
- Effects of age on F0 discrimination and intonation perception in simulated electric and electroacoustic hearingPamela Souza
The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Ear Hear 32:75-83. 2011..We examined whether increased age resulted in decreased ability to perceive F0 using fine-structure cues provided by the harmonic structure of voiced speech sounds or cues provided by high-rate envelope fluctuations (periodicity)...
- The advantage of knowing the talkerPamela Souza
Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
J Am Acad Audiol 24:689-700. 2013..However, it is not clear whether this observation reflects choice of communication strategy or a true benefit derived from the talker's voice...
- Time-efficient measures of auditory frequency selectivityKarolina K Charaziak
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, School of Communication, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208 2952, USA
Int J Audiol 51:317-25. 2012..The objective of this study was to compare two recently proposed methods for fast measurements of psychophysical tuning curves (fast-PTCs) in terms of resulting tuning curve features and training effects...
- Amplification and consonant modulation spectraPamela Souza
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA p souza northwestern edu
Ear Hear 31:268-76. 2010....
- Stimulus-frequency otoacoustic emission suppression tuning in humans: comparison to behavioral tuningKarolina K Charaziak
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, School of Communication, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL, 602080 2952, USA
J Assoc Res Otolaryngol 14:843-62. 2013....
- Robust relationship between reading span and speech recognition in noisePamela Souza
a Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Knowles Hearing Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
Int J Audiol 54:705-13. 2015..In this project, we investigated whether the specific implementation of the reading span task influenced the strength of the relationship between working memory capacity and speech recognition...
- Relationship Among Signal Fidelity, Hearing Loss, and Working Memory for Digital Noise SuppressionKathryn Arehart
1Speech Language and Hearing Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA 2Communication Sciences and Disorders and Knowles Hearing Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA 3Eriksholm Research Centre, Oticon A S, Snekkersten, Denmark 4Linnaeus Centre HEAD, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Linkoping, Sweden and 5Oticon A S, Smørum, Denmark
Ear Hear 36:505-16. 2015..The purpose was to determine the relative importance of the signal modifications, individual peripheral hearing loss, and individual cognitive capacity on speech intelligibility and speech quality...
- Comparison of Clinical and Traditional Gap Detection TestsEric Hoover
Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL
J Am Acad Audiol 26:540-6. 2015..Clinical tests of temporal resolution are available, but it is not clear how closely results of those tests correspond to results of traditional temporal resolution tests...