Effect of signal to noise ratio on the speech perception ability of older adults

@inproceedings{Shojaei2016EffectOS,
  title={Effect of signal to noise ratio on the speech perception ability of older adults},
  author={Elahe Shojaei and Hassan Ashayeri and Zahra Jafari and Mohammad Reza Zarrin Dast and Koorosh Kamali},
  booktitle={Medical journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Speech perception ability depends on auditory and extra-auditory elements. The signal- to-noise ratio (SNR) is an extra-auditory element that has an effect on the ability to normally follow speech and maintain a conversation. Speech in noise perception difficulty is a common complaint of the elderly. In this study, the importance of SNR magnitude as an extra-auditory effect on speech perception in noise was examined in the elderly. METHODS The speech perception in noise test (SPIN… CONTINUE READING
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