Age-related differences in identification and discrimination of temporal cues in speech segments.

@article{GordonSalant2006AgerelatedDI,
  title={Age-related differences in identification and discrimination of temporal cues in speech segments.},
  author={Sandra Gordon-Salant and Grace H. Yeni-Komshian and Peter J. Fitzgibbons and Jessica Barrett},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2006},
  volume={119 4},
  pages={
          2455-66
        }
}
This study investigated age-related differences in sensitivity to temporal cues in modified natural speech sounds. Listeners included young noise-masked subjects, elderly normal-hearing subjects, and elderly hearing-impaired subjects. Four speech continua were presented to listeners, with stimuli from each continuum varying in a single temporal dimension. The acoustic cues varied in separate continua were voice-onset time, vowel duration, silence duration, and transition duration. In separate… 

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