Cognitive aging and auditory information processing.

  title={Cognitive aging and auditory information processing.},
  author={Margaret Kathleen Pichora-Fuller},
  journal={International journal of audiology},
  volume={42 Suppl 2},
Over the last decade, much research has been conducted to investigate why older listeners report more difficulty in understanding spoken language than would be expected given their degree of audiometric hearing loss. Of particular relevance to audiological rehabilitation is recent research on older listeners when they are engaged in complex tasks involving the auditory processing of naturalistic signals in realistic social and physical environments Discourse epitomizes such activity. By… CONTINUE READING