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Degree of Hearing Loss and Working Memory in Adults

  title={Degree of Hearing Loss and Working Memory in Adults},
  author={Anne D. Olson and Sarah Elizabeth Campbell},
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between hearing loss and working memory using an automated visual, verbal working memory task in adults with hearing loss. An exploratory, prospective, group design was used to evaluate the performance of 29 adults with varying hearing loss severity. Findings reported here are from a subset of data taken from a larger training study. Participants were assigned to one of two groups: Mild (PTA </= 40 dB HL) and Moderate -Severe (PTA… 

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