speech reception threshold test

Summary

Summary: A test to determine the lowest sound intensity level at which fifty percent or more of the spondaic test words (words of two syllables having equal stress) are repeated correctly.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Effect of slow-acting wide dynamic range compression on measures of intelligibility and ratings of speech quality in simulated-loss listeners
    Peninah S Rosengard
    Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:702-14. 2005
  2. ncbi Auditory and nonauditory factors affecting speech reception in noise by older listeners
    Erwin L J George
    ENT Audiology, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:2362-75. 2007
  3. ncbi Audiometric evaluation of bilaterally fitted bone-anchored hearing aids
    A J Bosman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Audiology 40:158-67. 2001
  4. ncbi Simulated conductive hearing loss in children
    Terrey Oliver Penn
    Vanderbilt University, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:300-10; quiz 334-5. 2004
  5. ncbi Spoken word recognition development in children with residual hearing using cochlear implants and hearing AIDS in opposite ears
    Rachael Frush Holt
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, DeVault Otologic Research Laboratory, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ear Hear 26:82S-91S. 2005
  6. ncbi Evaluation of speech perception in noise in cochlear implanted adults
    Leandra Tabanez do Nascimento
    Hospital de Reabilitação de Anomalias Craniofaciais, USP Campus Bauru
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 71:432-8. 2005
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi Effect of type of noise and loudspeaker array on the performance of omnidirectional and directional microphones
    Michael Valente
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Adult Audiology, 660 South Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8115, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:398-412. 2006
  10. ncbi Development and validation of an automatic speech-in-noise screening test by telephone
    Cas Smits
    Department of Otolaryngology Audiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 43:15-28. 2004

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  1. ncbi Effect of slow-acting wide dynamic range compression on measures of intelligibility and ratings of speech quality in simulated-loss listeners
    Peninah S Rosengard
    Harvard MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:702-14. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi Auditory and nonauditory factors affecting speech reception in noise by older listeners
    Erwin L J George
    ENT Audiology, VU University Medical Center, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:2362-75. 2007
    ..Further evaluation of nonauditory factors might enable adapting the expectations from auditory rehabilitation in clinical settings...
  3. ncbi Audiometric evaluation of bilaterally fitted bone-anchored hearing aids
    A J Bosman
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Hospital Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Audiology 40:158-67. 2001
    ..The results for localisation, speech recognition in noise and BMLD measurements indicate that bilaterally fitted BAHAs do indeed (to some extent) result in binaural hearing...
  4. ncbi Simulated conductive hearing loss in children
    Terrey Oliver Penn
    Vanderbilt University, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:300-10; quiz 334-5. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that rehabilitative strategies may best be focused on combining familiarization techniques and amplification options...
  5. ncbi Spoken word recognition development in children with residual hearing using cochlear implants and hearing AIDS in opposite ears
    Rachael Frush Holt
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, DeVault Otologic Research Laboratory, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202, USA
    Ear Hear 26:82S-91S. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi Evaluation of speech perception in noise in cochlear implanted adults
    Leandra Tabanez do Nascimento
    Hospital de Reabilitação de Anomalias Craniofaciais, USP Campus Bauru
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 71:432-8. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi 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...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi Effect of type of noise and loudspeaker array on the performance of omnidirectional and directional microphones
    Michael Valente
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Adult Audiology, 660 South Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8115, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:398-412. 2006
    ..These findings are discussed in terms of results reported in the past and counseling patients on the potential advantages of directional microphones as the listening situation and type of noise changes...
  10. ncbi Development and validation of an automatic speech-in-noise screening test by telephone
    Cas Smits
    Department of Otolaryngology Audiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 43:15-28. 2004
    ..770 for PTA(0,5,2,4). When proper SRT(n) values were chosen for distinguishing between normal-hearing and hearing-impaired subjects, the triplet SRT(n) test was found to have a sensitivity of 0.91 and a specificity of 0.93...
  11. ncbi [The effect of musical practice on speech recognition in quiet and noisy situations]
    Fabiana Soncini
    Universidade Federal de Santa Maria
    Pro Fono 18:161-70. 2006
    ..Auditory training improves the perception of complex acoustic signals as well as the perception of speech...
  12. ncbi Effects of simulated cochlear-implant processing on speech reception in fluctuating maskers
    Michael K Qin
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 114:446-54. 2003
    ..The results suggest that using steady-state noise to test speech intelligibility may underestimate the difficulties experienced by cochlear-implant users in fluctuating acoustic backgrounds...
  13. pmc Simultaneous bilateral cochlear implantation in adults: a multicenter clinical study
    Ruth Litovsky
    University of Wisconsin, Waisman Center, Room 521, 1500 Highland Avenue, Madison WI 53705, USA
    Ear Hear 27:714-31. 2006
    ....
  14. ncbi Speech perception, localization, and lateralization with bilateral cochlear implants
    Richard J M van Hoesel
    CRC for Cochlear Implant and Hearing Aid Innovation, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:1617-30. 2003
    ..The data do indicate, however, that effects of interaural timing cues are weaker than those from interaural level cues and according to our psychophysical findings rely on the availability of low-rate information below a few hundred Hz...
  15. ncbi Speech recognition in normal hearing and sensorineural hearing loss as a function of the number of spectral channels
    Deniz Baskent
    House Ear Institute, Department of Auditory Implants, 2100 West Third Street, Los Angeles, California 90057, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2908-25. 2006
    ..Consequently, the results with hearing-impaired subjects were similar to previous results obtained with implant users, but only for background noise conditions...
  16. ncbi Auditory deprivation in adults with asymmetric, sensorineural hearing impairment
    Carol A Silverman
    Communication Sciences Program, Hunter College, CUNY, 425 East 25th St, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 17:747-62. 2006
    ....
  17. ncbi The effect of presentation level and compression characteristics on sentence recognition in modulated noise
    Henrik L Olsen
    Unit of Technical and Clinical Audiology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 43:283-94. 2004
    ..The variability in the results across different compression parameters was related to SNRT in SM noise. The results suggest an inverse relationship between benefit from compression and the severity of the suprathreshold hearing loss..
  18. ncbi Limiting high-frequency hearing aid gain in listeners with and without suspected cochlear dead regions
    Carol L Mackersie
    School of Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences, San Diego State University, CA 92182 1518, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 15:498-507. 2004
    ..These results suggest that patients with cochlear dead regions may experience speech perception benefit from wide-band high-frequency gain in quiet and low levels of noise, but not in high levels of noise...
  19. ncbi The effect on speech intelligibility of varying compression time constants in a digital hearing aid
    Brian C J Moore
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Int J Audiol 43:399-409. 2004
    ..We conclude that the intelligibility of speech at a fixed level, presented in background sounds, is not markedly affected by rather substantial variations of the time constants in a multichannel compression system...
  20. ncbi Recognition of filtered words in noise at higher-than-normal levels: decreases in scores with and without increases in masking
    Judy R Dubno
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, PO Box 250550, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:923-33. 2005
    ..Masking growth and reduced "effective" signal-to-noise ratio accounted for some but not all the decline in recognition of high-frequency speech in high-frequency maskers...
  21. ncbi Cochlear implant outcome is not influenced by the choice of ear
    Howard W Francis
    The Listening Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Ear Hear 26:7S-16S. 2005
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that patients with residual hearing in the nonimplanted ear had the same cochlear implant benefit whether the implanted ear had profound or severe hearing loss...
  22. ncbi Factors affecting masking release for speech in modulated noise for normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    Erwin L J George
    ENT Audiology, VU University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2295-311. 2006
    ..Their influence appears to be related to the processing of mainly the higher stimulus frequencies. Results based on calculations of the Speech Intelligibility Index in modulated noise confirm these conclusions...
  23. ncbi The effect of spatial separation on informational masking of speech in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    Tanya L Arbogast
    Hearing Research Center and Communication Disorders, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02215, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:2169-80. 2005
    ..However, the results suggest that hearing-impaired listeners can use the perceptual effect of spatial separation to improve speech recognition in the presence of a primarily informational masker...
  24. ncbi Binaural redundancy and inter-aural time difference cues for patients wearing a cochlear implant and a hearing aid in opposite ears
    Teresa Y C Ching
    National Acoustic Laboratories, NSW, Australia
    Int J Audiol 44:513-21. 2005
    ..Whereas normally hearing subjects used inter-aural time difference cues to improve speech perception in noise, neither adults nor children who used bimodal hearing devices were able to do so...
  25. ncbi Binaural-bimodal hearing: concomitant use of a unilateral cochlear implant and a contralateral hearing aid
    Michal Luntz
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    Acta Otolaryngol 125:863-9. 2005
    ..The benefit obtained with a contralateral hearing aid (HA) in unilateral cochlear implantees improves over time, at least during the first year after implantation...
  26. ncbi 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...
  27. ncbi Speech and melody recognition in binaurally combined acoustic and electric hearing
    Ying Yee Kong
    Hearing and Speech Research Laboratory, Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California Irvine, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:1351-61. 2005
    ..The present study suggests the importance and urgency of accurately encoding the fine-structure cue in cochlear implants...
  28. ncbi Binaural release from informational masking in a speech identification task
    Frederick J Gallun
    Communication Disorders and Hearing Research Center, Sargent College, Boston University, 635 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts, 02215, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:1614-25. 2005
    ..Because mechanisms based on differences in perceived location make predictions that are similar to those of nonlocation-based binaural mechanisms, a variant of the equalization-cancellation model is also considered...
  29. ncbi Good speech recognition and quality-of-life scores after cochlear implantation in patients with DFNA9
    K Vermeire
    University Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospital Antwerp, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 27:44-9. 2006
    ..To compare audiometric and quality-of-life results in DFNA 9 patients who received a cochlear implant with cochlear implant patients with adult-onset progressive sensorineural hearing loss...
  30. ncbi Comparison of speech perception in background noise with acceptance of background noise in aided and unaided conditions
    Anna K Nabelek
    Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville 37996 0740, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 47:1001-11. 2004
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  31. ncbi Development of a quick speech-in-noise test for measuring signal-to-noise ratio loss in normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    Mead C Killion
    Etymotic Research, Inc, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 116:2395-405. 2004
    ..4 dB SNR for hearing-impaired subjects, based on test-retest data. A single QuickSIN list takes approximately one minute to administer and provides an estimate of SNR loss accurate to +/-2.7 dB at the 95% confidence level...
  32. ncbi Speech Recognition in noise in children with cochlear implants while listening in bilateral, bimodal, and FM-system arrangements
    Erin C Schafer
    University of Texas, Dallas, USA
    Am J Audiol 15:114-26. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi The combined effects of reverberation and nonstationary noise on sentence intelligibility
    Erwin L J George
    VU University Medical Center, ENT Audiology, EMGO Institute, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acoust Soc Am 124:1269-77. 2008
    ..Furthermore, it is shown that, when reverberation is present, the benefit from masker fluctuations may be substantially reduced...
  34. ncbi Estimates of basilar-membrane nonlinearity effects on masking of tones and speech
    Judy R Dubno
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ear Hear 28:2-17. 2007
    ..To test this hypothesis, observed speech-recognition scores were compared with scores predicted using an audibility-based model, which did not include nonlinear effects that may influence masker effectiveness...
  35. pmc Using blind source separation techniques to improve speech recognition in bilateral cochlear implant patients
    Kostas Kokkinakis
    Department of Electrical Engineering, The University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Texas 75080, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:2379-90. 2008
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  36. ncbi Northwestern University Auditory Test No. 6 in multi-talker babble: a preliminary report
    Richard H Wilson
    James H Quillen VA Medical Center Mountain Home, TN 37684, USA
    J Rehabil Res Dev 39:105-13. 2002
    ..In Experiment 2, we examined the effects that age and hearing loss have on understanding speech in multi-talker babble by studying 15 subjects in each decade interval from 20 to 79 years...
  37. ncbi Audiovisual integration and lipreading abilities of older adults with normal and impaired hearing
    Nancy Tye-Murray
    Department of Otolaryngology, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ear Hear 28:656-68. 2007
    ....
  38. ncbi Speech recognition in noise: estimating effects of compressive nonlinearities in the basilar-membrane response
    Amy R Horwitz
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Ear Hear 28:682-93. 2007
    ..It was further hypothesized that the transition from linear to compressed responses to both tones and maskers would occur at higher levels for listeners with higher quiet thresholds than for listeners with lower quiet thresholds...
  39. ncbi Phonological mismatch makes aided speech recognition in noise cognitively taxing
    Mary Rudner
    The Swedish Institute for Disability Research, Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Ear Hear 28:879-92. 2007
    ..Further, we postulated that after training, testing with orthogonal settings would give rise to phonological mismatch, associated with more explicit cognitive processing...
  40. pmc Effects of moderate cochlear hearing loss on the ability to benefit from temporal fine structure information in speech
    Kathryn Hopkins
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EB, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:1140-53. 2008
    ..TFS information may be important in identifying the temporal "dips" in such a background...
  41. ncbi Electroacoustic evaluation of frequency-modulated receivers interfaced with personal hearing aids
    Erin C Schafer
    Speech and Hearing Sciences Department, University of North Texas, Denton, TX 76203 5010, USA
    Lang Speech Hear Serv Sch 38:315-26. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the electroacoustic outputs of frequency-modulated (FM) systems coupled to hearing aids...
  42. ncbi Speech recognition with varying numbers and types of competing talkers by normal-hearing, cochlear-implant, and implant simulation subjects
    Helen E Cullington
    Hearing and Speech Laboratory, University of California, Irvine, 364 Med Surge II, Room 315, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 123:450-61. 2008
    ..Neither a simulation nor testing in steady-state noise predicts the difficulties cochlear-implant users experience in real-life noisy situations...
  43. ncbi Cortical auditory evoked responses from an implanted ear after 50 years of profound unilateral deafness
    Celene McNeill
    Healthy Hearing and Balance Care, NSW, Australia
    Cochlear Implants Int 8:189-99. 2007
    ..Three months after implantation the cortical responses for the two ears were similar, despite more than 50 years of unilateral auditory deprivation. CAEPs measured over time show evidence of binaural interaction and improvements in SRS...
  44. ncbi Effect of masker modulation depth on speech masking release
    Dan Gnansia
    Laboratoire de Psychologie de la Perception, UMR CNRS 8158, Universite Paris Descartes, 45 rue des Saint Peres, 75006 Paris, France
    Hear Res 239:60-8. 2008
    ..These data provide evidence that listeners "glimpse" into noise valleys where maximum SNR may be as low as -5 dB (m=12.5%), and suggest a specific contribution of TFS cues to the glimpsing process...
  45. ncbi Binaural masking level difference for speech signals in noise
    Magnus S K Johansson
    Department of Neuroscience and Locomotion, Linkoping University, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 41:279-84. 2002
    ..Both speech detection threshold and speech intelligibility improved when the speech signal was phase-shifted 180 degrees. The binaural intelligibility level difference ranged from 5.7 to 7.7 dB...
  46. ncbi Evaluation of an adaptive, directional-microphone hearing aid
    Todd Ricketts
    Dan Maddox Hearing Aid Research Laboratory, Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Int J Audiol 41:100-12. 2002
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  47. pmc Speech intelligibility in free field: spatial unmasking in preschool children
    Soha N Garadat
    Waisman Center University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:1047-55. 2007
    ..These tests have potentially useful applications in clinical settings, where bilateral fittings of amplification devices are evaluated...
  48. ncbi Effects of expansion algorithms on speech reception thresholds
    Christi L Wise
    Dynamic Hearing Pty Ltd, Richmond, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Acad Audiol 19:147-57. 2008
    ..The current practice of prescribing expansion algorithms based on hearing thresholds alone is questioned, and other rationales are discussed...
  49. ncbi Recognition of digits in different types of noise by normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    Cas Smits
    Department of Otolaryngology Audiology, EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 46:134-44. 2007
    ..The digit SRTn test in 16-Hz interrupted noise was very efficient in discriminating between normal-hearing listeners and hearing-impaired listeners, and might be used to screen for hearing loss as measured by pure-tone audiometry...
  50. ncbi Children's speech recognition scores: the Speech Intelligibility Index and proficiency factors for age and hearing level
    Susan D Scollie
    School of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada
    Ear Hear 29:543-56. 2008
    ..Proficiency corrections for age and hearing loss were explored...
  51. ncbi The effect of intensity perturbations on speech intelligibility for normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners
    N H van Schijndel
    Department of Otolaryngology, University Hospital VU, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acoust Soc Am 109:2202-10. 2001
    ..Results indicate that reduced acuity of auditory intensity coding may be a factor underlying reduced speech intelligibility in noise for the hearing impaired...
  52. pmc A daily alternating method for comparing different signal-processing strategies in hearing aids and in cochlear implants
    Richard S Tyler
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1078, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 19:443-54. 2008
    ..Comparisons in the office are without listening experience, and short-term take-home trials are likely influenced by the order of strategies tried...
  53. ncbi Optimizing fitting in children using objective measures such as neural response imaging and electrically evoked stapedius reflex threshold
    Gül Caner
    SB Izmir Research and Training Hospital, Ear Nose Throat Clinic, Izmir, Turkey
    Otol Neurotol 28:637-40. 2007
    ....
  54. ncbi Speech recognition for unilateral and bilateral cochlear implant modes in the presence of uncorrelated noise sources
    Todd A Ricketts
    Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center for Otolaryngology and Communication Sciences, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ear Hear 27:763-73. 2006
    ..In addition, it was of interest to evaluate the time course of the bilateral speech-recognition advantage and the effect of changing signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) on the magnitude of the bilateral advantage...
  55. ncbi On the auditory and cognitive functions that may explain an individual's elevation of the speech reception threshold in noise
    Tammo Houtgast
    Dept of Otolaryngology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 47:287-95. 2008
    ..This strongly suggests that the predictor variables considered so far do not cover all sources of variance relevant for speech reception in noise...
  56. ncbi Unilateral and bilateral hearing aids, spatial release from masking and auditory acclimatization
    Piers Dawes
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, M13 9PL Manchester, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 134:596-606. 2013
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  57. ncbi A psychophysical evaluation of spectral enhancement
    Jeffrey J DiGiovanni
    School of Hearing, Speech and Language Sciences, Ohio University, W222 Grover Center, Athens, 45701, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:1121-35. 2005
    ..These results suggest that listeners are able to take advantage of the local improvement in signal-to-noise ratio provided by the spectral decrements...
  58. ncbi Audiovisual perception of speech in noise and masked written text
    Adriana A Zekveld
    EMGO Institute, ENT Audiology, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Ear Hear 29:99-111. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the support obtained from degraded visual information in the comprehension of speech in noise...
  59. ncbi Stapes surgery in Japanese patients with osteogenesis imperfecta
    Katsumi Doi
    Department of Otolaryngology and Sensory Organ Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan
    Adv Otorhinolaryngol 65:226-30. 2007
    ..These data indicate that stapes surgery in OI can be performed safely with comparable functional predictability as in otosclerosis...
  60. ncbi The effect of smoothing filter slope and spectral frequency on temporal speech information
    Eric W Healy
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The Norman J Arnold School of Public Health, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29208, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:1177-81. 2007
    ..However, intelligibility was greatest when these cues were distributed across the spectrum, indicating that their effective use is not restricted solely to this region...
  61. ncbi Stability of low-frequency residual hearing in patients who are candidates for combined acoustic plus electric hearing
    Wai Na Yao
    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, University of Iowa, 250 Hawkins Drive, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:1085-90. 2006
    ..These data provide support for the idea that the short-electrode cochlear implant may be a practical solution for most adults in the long run, but this may not be the case for all pediatric patients...
  62. ncbi [Diagnosis and therapy of auditory synaptopathy/neuropathy]
    T Moser
    HNO Universitätsklinik Göttingen, Robert Koch Strasse 40, 37075 Gottingen
    HNO 54:833-9. 2006
    ..This joint statement provides prevailing background information as well as recommendations on diagnosis and treatment. The statement focuses on the handling in the german language area but also refers to current international statements...
  63. ncbi Relationship between Mandarin speech reception thresholds and pure-tone thresholds in the geriatric population
    Chih Hung Chien
    Department of Otolaryngology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, 201 Section 2 Shih Pai Road, Taipei 112, Taiwan
    J Formos Med Assoc 105:832-8. 2006
    ..This study assessed the relationship between Mandarin speech reception thresholds (SRTs) and PTTs in the aged and developed SRT as a measure for corroborating PTT...
  64. ncbi Spectral and threshold effects on recognition of speech at higher-than-normal levels
    Judy R Dubno
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, 135 Rutledge Avenue, P O Box 250550, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:310-20. 2006
    ..Age-related effects on thresholds and task proficiency may be determining factors in the recognition of speech in noise at high levels...
  65. ncbi The development of the text reception threshold test: a visual analogue of the speech reception threshold test
    Adriana A Zekveld
    EMGO Institute, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 50:576-84. 2007
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  66. ncbi Effects of introducing unprocessed low-frequency information on the reception of envelope-vocoder processed speech
    Michael K Qin
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2417-26. 2006
    ..The findings provide further support for efforts to make use of residual acoustic hearing in cochlear-implant users...
  67. ncbi Speech-in-noise intelligibility does not correlate with efferent olivocochlear reflex in humans with normal hearing
    Wolfgang Wagner
    Tübingen Hearing Research Center, Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Tubingen, Germany
    Acta Otolaryngol 128:53-60. 2008
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  68. ncbi Bone-anchored hearing aids in patients with acquired and congenital unilateral inner ear deafness (Baha CROS): clinical evaluation of 56 cases
    Myrthe K S Hol
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 119:447-54. 2010
    ..We performed an evaluation of the audiological and subjective benefits of the bone-anchored hearing aid (Baha) as a device for transcranial routing of sound (Baha CROS) in 56 patients with unilateral inner ear deafness...
  69. ncbi Hearing deterioration in patients with a non-growing vestibular schwannoma
    Kees Graamans
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Acta Otolaryngol 123:51-4. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to document and analyse the course of several audiometric parameters in 49 patients with a non-growing unilateral vestibular schwannoma (VS)...
  70. ncbi Release from informational masking by time reversal of native and non-native interfering speech
    Koenraad S Rhebergen
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:1274-7. 2005
    ..Therefore, the amount of informational masking is larger than 4.3 dB and, if one assumes similar differences in forward masking for Dutch and Swedish speech, may amount to 6.6 dB...
  71. ncbi Speech intelligibility with and without noise in individuals exposed to electronic music
    Jéssica Kuchar
    Craniofacial Anomalies Rehabilitaton Hospital HRAC from the University of São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Braz J Otorhinolaryngol 76:280-6. 2010
    ..Speech tests are difficult to standardize due to the variables involved, their performance in the presence of competitive noise is of great importance...
  72. ncbi Speech-in-noise as an indicator of benefit from grommets--is an age-dependent cut-off necessary?
    J M Higson
    Clin Otolaryngol 30:267-8. 2005
  73. ncbi Speech recognition threshold in slightly and fully modulated noise for hearing-impaired subjects
    Bjorn Hagerman
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Danderyd, Sweden
    Int J Audiol 41:321-9. 2002
    ..e. 2000 Hz and above, but not to tone thresholds at lower frequencies. Results in FUM noise and in SM noise were highly correlated, with a correlation coefficient of 0.86...
  74. ncbi The RetroX auditory implant for high-frequency hearing loss
    P Garin
    Cliniques Universitaires U C L, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Mont Godinne, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 25:511-9. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze the subjective satisfaction and measure the hearing gain provided by the RetroX (Auric GmbH, Rheine, Germany), an auditory implant of the external ear...
  75. ncbi The benefit of binaural hearing in a cocktail party: effect of location and type of interferer
    Monica L Hawley
    Hearing Research Center and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 115:833-43. 2004
    ....
  76. ncbi [Benefit of bilateral cochlear implantation on congenital prelingually deafened Chinese-speaking children]
    Weijia Kong
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430022
    Lin Chuang Er Bi Yan Hou Ke Za Zhi 17:577-9. 2003
    ..To evaluate the benefit of bilateral cochlear implants (BCIs) in prelingually deafened children on hearing rehabilitation as well as on speech and language development...
  77. ncbi Understanding the effect of noise on electrical stimulation sequences in cochlear implants and its impact on speech intelligibility
    Obaid ur Rehman Qazi
    Cochlear Technology Center, Schalienhoevedreef 20, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
    Hear Res 299:79-87. 2013
    ..At low SNRs wrong maxima selection introduces interruptions in the speech and makes it difficult to fuse noisy and interrupted speech signals into a coherent speech stream...
  78. ncbi Signal-to-noise ratio adaptive post-filtering method for intelligibility enhancement of telephone speech
    Emma Jokinen
    Department of Signal Processing and Acoustics, Aalto University, P O Box 13000, FI 00076 Aalto, Finland
    J Acoust Soc Am 132:3990-4001. 2012
    ..Furthermore, the proposed post-filtering algorithm performs better than the other post-filtering method under evaluation in moderate to difficult noise conditions, where intelligibility improvement is mostly required...
  79. ncbi Progressive late-onset sensorineural hearing loss and vestibular impairment with vertigo (DFNA9/COCH): longitudinal analyses in a belgian family
    Francois X Lemaire
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, University Hospitals Leuven, Belgium
    Otol Neurotol 24:743-8. 2003
    ..To evaluate audiometric and vestibular signs and symptoms in a new DFNA9 family...
  80. ncbi On application of adaptive decorrelation filtering to assistive listening
    Yunxin Zhao
    Department of Computer Engineering and Computer Science, University of Missouri Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 111:1077-85. 2002
    ..For subjects with normal hearing, the speech reception threshold was improved by 3 to 5 dBA, and for subjects with hearing impairments, the threshold was improved by 4 to 8 dBA...
  81. pmc Optimization of programming parameters in children with the advanced bionics cochlear implant
    Jacquelyn Baudhuin
    TL1 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Program, Washington University in St Louis School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 23:302-12. 2012
    ..Little is known about the effects of parameter settings on detection and speech recognition in children using today's cochlear implant technology...
  82. pmc Reimplantation with a conventional length electrode following residual hearing loss in four hybrid implant recipients
    Matthew L Carlson
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, Rochester, MN, USA
    Cochlear Implants Int 13:148-55. 2012
    ....
  83. ncbi The influence of audiovisual ceiling performance on the relationship between reverberation and directional benefit: perception and prediction
    Yu Hsiang Wu
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Ear Hear 33:604-14. 2012
    ..The second objective was to determine whether a modified speech intelligibility index (mSII) model could predict directional benefit across AV listening conditions with different levels of reverberation...
  84. ncbi Use of homograft dehydrated temporal fascia in tympanoplasty
    Sarp Sarac
    Department of Otolaryngology, Hacettepe University Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
    Otol Neurotol 23:416-21. 2002
    ..To investigate the results of myringoplasty operations using homograft dehydrated fascia temporalis (Tutoplast) and compare these with those performed with autograft fascia temporalis...
  85. ncbi Unexpected complication of posterior canal occlusion surgery for benign paroxysmal positional vertigo
    Syed S Rizvi
    Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, Bay Medical Center, Bay City, Michigan, USA
    Otol Neurotol 23:938-40. 2002
    ....
  86. ncbi Autosomal dominant low-frequency hearing impairment (DFNA6/14): a clinical and genetic family study
    Steven J H Bom
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, University Medical Center, St Radboud, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Otol Neurotol 23:876-84. 2002
    ..To delineate the phenotype and genotype of an autosomal dominant low-frequency sensorineural nonsyndromic hearing impairment trait in relation to similar traits...
  87. ncbi Does it take older adults longer than younger adults to perceptually segregate a speech target from a background masker?
    Boaz M Ben-David
    Centre for Research on Biological Communication Systems, Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga, 3359 Mississauga Road N, Mississauga, ON L5L 1C6, Canada
    Hear Res 290:55-63. 2012
    ..Finally, we conclude that age-related differences in the timeline for stream segregation contribute to the difficulties older adults experience in listening to speech in a background of babble...
  88. ncbi The digits-in-noise test: assessing auditory speech recognition abilities in noise
    Cas Smits
    Department of Otolaryngology Audiology and EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:1693-706. 2013
    ..96. Finally, the feasibility of the test was approved in a study where reference SRT values were gathered in a representative set of 1386 listeners over 60 years of age...
  89. ncbi The applicability of a speech-in-noise screening test in occupational hearing conservation
    Monique C J Leensen
    Clinical and Experimental Audiology, ENT Department, Academic Medical Centre AMC, 1100 DD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Int J Audiol 52:455-65. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the validity of Earcheck compared to regular screening audiometry...
  90. ncbi Effects of white noise on Callsign Acquisition Test and Modified Rhyme Test scores
    Misty Blue-Terry
    North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, NC, USA
    Ergonomics 54:139-45. 2011
    ..The results here can be used as a part of the standardisation procedures and provide insights to the predictive capabilities of the CAT to quantify speech intelligibility communication in high-noise military environments...
  91. ncbi A five-generation family with late-onset progressive hereditary hearing impairment due to cochleosaccular degeneration
    A K Lalwani
    Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Audiol Neurootol 2:139-54. 1997
    ..The genetic study of this family will be helpful in identifying the genes which, when mutated, result in Scheibe degeneration...
  92. ncbi A Speech Intelligibility Index-based approach to predict the speech reception threshold for sentences in fluctuating noise for normal-hearing listeners
    Koenraad S Rhebergen
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Audiology, Academic Medical Center Room D2 223, Meibergdreef 9, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:2181-92. 2005
    ..For the latter type of maskers, informational masking may play a role...
  93. ncbi [Language comprehension by children with profound congenital deafness after cochlear implant]
    E Truy
    Hopital Edouard Herriot, Departement ORL, Lyon, France
    Rev Laryngol Otol Rhinol (Bord) 119:271-5. 1998
    ..The main conclusion of this study is that language comprehension scores grow significantly higher over time post-surgery in CI than in paired-matched non-CI children, despite better initial pure tone audiometric thresholds of the latter...
  94. ncbi Cochlear implantation in patients with MELAS syndrome
    P D Karkos
    Department of Otolaryngology, The Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262:322-4. 2005
    ..Two cases of MELAS patients who responded well to cochlear implantation are presented. A review of the literature is also carried out focusing mainly on diagnosis, anesthetic considerations and management of these patients...
  95. ncbi Stapedotomy: does prosthesis diameter affect outcome?
    Y K Shabana
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, Mansoura University, Egypt
    Clin Otolaryngol Allied Sci 24:91-4. 1999
    ..4 mm group and two in the 0.6 mm group. According to our results, we conclude that the 0.4 mm and the 0.6 mm Teflon prostheses produce the same hearing improvement in stapes surgery for otosclerosis...
  96. ncbi Effect of spectral change enhancement for the hearing impaired using parameter values selected with a genetic algorithm
    Jing Chen
    Department of Machine Intelligence, Speech and Hearing Research Center and Key Laboratory of Machine Perception Ministry of Education, Peking University, Beijing 100871, People s Republic of China
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:2910-20. 2013
    ....
  97. ncbi Long term speech perception after cochlear implant in pediatric patients with GJB2 mutations
    Haruo Yoshida
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, National Hospital Organization Ureshino Medical Center, Saga, Japan
    Auris Nasus Larynx 40:435-9. 2013
    ..To determine the long term effect of cochlear implant (CI) in children with GJB2-related deafness in Japan...
  98. ncbi Efficacy of evaluation of audiometric results after stapes surgery in otosclerosis. I. The effects of using different audiologic parameters and criteria on success rates
    A J De Bruijn
    Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 124:76-83. 2001
    ..Also, choice of preoperative or postoperative BC in computing postoperative ABGs had a significant effect on the mean postoperative ABG levels, showing more favorable results with the use of preoperative BC thresholds...
  99. ncbi Speech intelligibility differences across sound classes with in-the-ear and free-field microphones in quiet
    Julie M Estis
    Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology, College of Allied Health Professions, University of South Alabama, HAHN 1119, Mobile, AL 36688 0002, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 112:845-59. 2011
    ....
  100. ncbi Aging and contralateral suppression effects on transient evoked otoacoustic emissions
    T K Parthasarathy
    Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 62026-1147, USA
    J Am Acad Audiol 12:80-5. 2001
    ..5 to 3.5 dB SPL. In addition, the contralateral suppression at 60 and 70 dB HL was significantly greater for subjects between 20 and 59 years of age than for subjects between 60 and 79 years of age...
  101. ncbi The listening in spatialized noise-sentences test (LISN-S): test-retest reliability study
    Sharon Cameron
    National Acoustic Laboratories, Chatswood, NSW, Australia
    Int J Audiol 46:145-53. 2007
    ..4 dB, making this test suitable for detecting improvements in performance in an individual child diagnosed with central auditory processing disorder following a period of auditory compensation (such as an FM system), or training...

Research Grants39

  1. SYMPOSIA FOR ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH IN OTOLARYNGOLOGY
    JUDY DUBNO; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Randomized Trial of Tinnitus Retraining Therapy
    Richard Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..If TRT is shown to be no more effective than masking or counseling, professionals should focus on more efficient therapeutic techniques. This experiment will test the neurophysiological model of tinnitus. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Attentional Modulation of Human Auditory Cortex
    David Woods; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Repeated single-subject testing and improved imaging procedures will permit auditory cortical fields to be mapped with unprecedented detail during the processing of simple sounds, syllables and coherent speech. ..
  4. Acoustic and electrical hearing after Atoh1 treatment
    Bryan E Pfingst; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  5. Binaural Hearing in Children in Complex Environments
    Ruth Litovsky; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The long-term goal of this work is to extend our measures of auditory abilities to populations of children with sensori-neural hearing loss and with cognitive disabilities, including attention deficit disorders and autism. ..
  6. FEATURES OF STIMULATION IMPORTANT FOR ELECTRICAL HEARING
    BRYAN PFINGST; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. FUNCTIONAL EFFECTS OF DEAFNESS AND NEURAL STIMULATION
    BRYAN PFINGST; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  8. Functional Abilities in Children With Bilateral Hearing
    Ruth Litovsky; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, the research might provide some insight into situations in which bilateral hearing, with dual CIs, or with a CI/HA combination, should or should not be pursued. ..
  9. Comparison of bimodal and bilateral cochlear implant users
    HELEN CULLINGTON; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..More information on the relative benefits of bilateral and bimodal stimulation is required to aid thousands of patients and parents considering a second cochlear implant surgery. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  10. Spatial Auditory Plasticity
    Barbara Shinn Cunningham; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Acquisition of Mandarin Tones: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Patrick Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For the rehabilitation of adults, it is especially important to understand how adults learn. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  12. Auditory Information Processing of Temporal Modulation
    Stanley Sheft; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Multi-message conditions are studied to evaluate the extent to which modulation information can be segregated by source and still utilized in a meaningful way. ..
  13. Neural Bases of Auditory Processing Disorders in Adults
    Patrick Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2) Whether it is feasible to use MRI to identify neurophysiologic anomalies in APD adults. If so, whether APD is associated with a collection of unifying or diverse neurophysiologic anomalies. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. AUDITORY MECHANISMS UNDERLYING SPEECH UNDERSTANDING
    Amy Horwitz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results should provide fundamental new information with direct relevance for the design and implementation of signal processing strategies to improve communication by listeners with high-frequency hearing loss. ..
  15. 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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  16. Enhancing Tone Recognition for Cochlear Implant Users
    Xin Luo; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Device implementations and applications of mixed stimulation modes for tonal language speech processing in cochlear implants will be investigated. ..
  17. 2008 Conference on Cell Replacement in the Inner Ear
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This interchange should invigorate and focus research in inner ear hearing regeneration. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. Changes in pitch perception with cochlear implants over time
    LINA REISS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..These findings will have implications for how much the design of neural prostheses can be evaluated based on perceptual responses, which may be altered over time by experience. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. Complex Sound Processing in the Human Temporal Lobe
    Dana Boatman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Clinical implications include elucidating the relationship between temporal lobe representations of complex sound processing and individual auditory processing abilities. ..
  20. Perception of Competing Talkers by the Hearing-Impaired
    CAROL MACKERSIE; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  21. Development of Improved Earphone for Hearing Testing
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In this project an earphone is being developed that can be used in both automated and manual testing and will significantly increase the efficiency, accuracy, and accessibility. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Reverberation and Masking Interactions with Cochlear Im*
    SARAH POISSANT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This work will ultimately aid in developing habilitative strategies that can improve function within these environments and relieve some of the burden of profound deafness on Cl users in their everyday lives. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  23. Automated Test of Word Recognition - Phase II
    Robert Margolis; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..A pilot study will test the method on a Spanish-language speech-recognition test. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  24. AUDITORY PROCESSING AND SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS
    W Summers; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Later studies apply these findings to tasks involving speech-like material and to running speech in order to clarify the role of the active mechanism in the processing of speech in competing sound. ..
  25. Barany Society XXII Regular Meeting, Seattle, WA USA
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..e., hair cell regeneration vs. development of a vestibular prosthesis. Younger scientists will have the opportunity to present their own work in either the platform or poster session. ..
  26. Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research Workshop
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Fellowships will be available for attendees with a demonstrated commitment to clinical research as evidenced by a preliminary research project and letters of support in their applications. ..
  27. PERCEPTION OF SPEECH BY NORMAL AND IMPAIRED LISTENERS
    Diane Kewley Port; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Results will also make major advances towards a new theory of vowel perception. The data from these experiments will contribute to the understanding of the impact of cochlear dysfunction on normal conversation processes. ..
  28. NEW TEST FOR PREDICTING HEARING AID USE
    ANNA NABELEK; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The prediction of hearing aid use will permit realistic counseling, reduction of false expectations, and possible therapeutic paradigms aimed at increasing acceptance of background noise. ..
  29. Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research Workshop
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Attendees will be physicians and clinicians in communication disorders, such as audiologists and speech/language pathologists. Fellowships will be available for attendees. ..
  30. Presbycusis: Biomedical Risk Factors
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  31. 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. ..
  32. PERCEPTUAL COHERENCE IN LISTENERS WITH HEARING LOSS
    Andrea Pittman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These results may improve our understanding of why hearing-impaired listeners have difficulty perceiving speech in degraded listening environments. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  33. Deafness Research Foundation Clinical Research Workshop
    GEORGE GATES; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Attendees will be physicians and clinicians in communication disorders, such as audiologists and speech/language pathologists. Fellowships will be available for attendees. ..
  34. Assessment of right hemisphere auditory speech function
    Dana Boatman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Completion of this initial research project will provide the basis for future investigations. ..
  35. CENTRAL AUDITORY FUNCTION IN ADULTS WITH HEARING LOSS
    Jill Firszt; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  36. 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. ..