A non-auditory measure of interference predicts distraction by competing speech in older adults.

  • Esther Janse
  • Published 2012 in
    Neuropsychology, development, and cognition…


In this study, older adults monitored for pre-assigned target sounds in a target talker's speech in a quiet (no noise) condition and in a condition with competing-talker noise. The question was to which extent the impact of the competing-talker noise on performance could be predicted from individual hearing loss and from a cognitive measure of inhibitory… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/13825585.2011.652590


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