Auditory detection, discrimination and speech processing in ageing, noise-sensitive and hearing-impaired listeners.

@article{Abel1990AuditoryDD,
  title={Auditory detection, discrimination and speech processing in ageing, noise-sensitive and hearing-impaired listeners.},
  author={Sharon M. Abel and E M Krever and Peter W. Alberti},
  journal={Scandinavian audiology},
  year={1990},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={43-54}
}
The aims of this research were to document changes in hearing and speech intelligibility in noise that occur with ageing, noise sensitivity, and progressive bilateral sensorineural hearing loss. Five groups defined by age, clinical complaint and degree of hearing loss were tested. Each of 73 subjects participated in nine different procedures, including detection in quiet and in continuous 90 dB SPL helicopter noise, frequency and duration discrimination, consonant recognition and word… CONTINUE READING

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