Binaural release from masking for a speech sound in infants, preschoolers, and adults.

@article{Nozza1988BinauralRF,
  title={Binaural release from masking for a speech sound in infants, preschoolers, and adults.},
  author={Robert J. Nozza and Eric F. Wagner and M A Crandell},
  journal={Journal of speech and hearing research},
  year={1988},
  volume={31 2},
  pages={212-8}
}
Binaural masked thresholds for a speech sound [ba] were estimated under two interaural phase conditions (NoSo and NoS pi) in three age groups (infants, preschool children, and adults). A computer-based head-turn with visual reinforcement procedure was used to test the infants. Preschoolers were tested using a modified play audiometry task, and adults were tested conventionally with the same apparatus as used with the infants. Differences in masked threshold as a function of both age and… CONTINUE READING