Effects of training on timbre recognition and appraisal by postlingually deafened cochlear implant recipients.

@article{Gfeller2002EffectsOT,
  title={Effects of training on timbre recognition and appraisal by postlingually deafened cochlear implant recipients.},
  author={Kate E Gfeller and Shelley A Witt and Mary Adamek and M Roostaei Ali Mehr and Jenny Rogers and Julie Stordahl and Shelly Ringgenberg},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  year={2002},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={132-45}
}
The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of structured training on recognition and appraisal of the timbre (tone quality) of musical instruments by postlingually deafened cochlear implant recipients. Twenty-four implant users (Nucleus CI24M) were randomly assigned to a control or a training group. The control group experienced only incidental exposure to music in their usual daily routine. The training group participated in 12 weeks of training delivered via a laptop computer in… CONTINUE READING