Comparison of performance across three directional hearing aids.

  title={Comparison of performance across three directional hearing aids.},
  author={Todd Andrew Ricketts and Sumitrajit Dhar},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  volume={10 4},
This study compared the speech recognition performance of 12 hearing-impaired listeners fit with three commercially available behind-the-ear hearing aids in both directional and omnidirectional modes. One digitally programmable analog and two "true digital" hearing aids were selected as test instruments. Testing was completed in both "living room" and anechoic room environments. Speech recognition was examined using modified forms of the Hearing in Noise Test and the Nonsense Syllable Test. The… CONTINUE READING


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