Effects of long-term training on aided speech-recognition performance in noise in older adults.

@article{Burk2008EffectsOL,
  title={Effects of long-term training on aided speech-recognition performance in noise in older adults.},
  author={Matthew H Burk and Larry E. Humes},
  journal={Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR},
  year={2008},
  volume={51 3},
  pages={759-71}
}
PURPOSE This study examined how repeated presentations of words in noise affected understanding of both trained and untrained words in noise (in isolation and in sentences). METHOD Eight older listeners with hearing impairment completed a word-based auditory training protocol lasting approximately 12 weeks. Training materials were presented in a closed-set condition with both orthographic and auditory feedback on a trial-to-trial basis. Performance on both trained and untrained lexically easy… CONTINUE READING