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Evaluating the effort expended to understand speech in noise using a dual-task paradigm: the effects of providing visual speech cues.
PURPOSE Using a dual-task paradigm, 2 experiments (Experiments 1 and 2) were conducted to assess differences in the amount of listening effort expended to understand speech in noise in audiovisualExpand
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Older adults expend more listening effort than young adults recognizing speech in noise.
PURPOSE Listening in noisy situations is a challenging experience for many older adults. The authors hypothesized that older adults exert more listening effort compared with young adults. ListeningExpand
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Stigma: A negative and a positive influence on help-seeking for adults with acquired hearing loss
Abstract There are stigmas associated with many chronic health conditions that emerge in adulthood. People who present manifestations of hearing loss are often perceived by others to be cognitivelyExpand
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Older adults expend more listening effort than young adults recognizing audiovisual speech in noise
Abstract Objective: Using a dual task paradigm, two experiments were conducted to: (1) quantify the listening effort that young and older adults expend to recognize speech in noise when presentedExpand
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Behavioral Assessment of Listening Effort Using a Dual-Task Paradigm
Published investigations (n = 29) in which a dual-task experimental paradigm was employed to measure listening effort during speech understanding in younger and older adults were reviewed. A summaryExpand
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Blind subjects process auditory spectral cues more efficiently than sighted individuals
The goal of the present study was to investigate how monaural sound localization on the horizontal plane in blind humans is affected by manipulating spectral cues. As reported in a previous studyExpand
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Factors that influence disclosure of hearing loss in the workplace
Abstract Objective: The objective of the study was to identify factors that lead individuals to conceal or disclose their hearing loss in the workplace. Design: A qualitative research paradigm calledExpand
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Auditory, visual and audiovisual clear speech
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The speech intelligibility of syllables spoken under conditions of conversational and clear speech was compared. Expand
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International Collegium of Rehabilitative Audiology (ICRA) recommendations for the construction of multilingual speech tests
Objective: To provide guidelines for the development of two types of closed-set speech-perception tests that can be applied and interpreted in the same way across languages. The guidelines cover theExpand
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Sensory and demographic characteristics of deafblindness rehabilitation clients in Montréal, Canada
Citation information: Wittich W, Watanabe DH & Gagné J‐P. Sensory and demographic characteristics of deafblindness rehabilitation clients in Montréal Canada. Ophthalmic Physiol Opt 2012, 32, 242–251.Expand
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