Hearing loss and cognitive effort in older adults' report accuracy for verbal materials.

@article{Stewart2009HearingLA,
  title={Hearing loss and cognitive effort in older adults' report accuracy for verbal materials.},
  author={Raj Stewart and Arthur Wingfield},
  journal={Journal of the American Academy of Audiology},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={147-54}
}
BACKGROUND In addition to declines in auditory acuity, adult aging is often also accompanied by reduced cognitive efficiency, most notably in working memory resources and a general slowing in a number of perceptual and cognitive domains. Effectiveness of speech comprehension by older adults reflects a balance between these declines and the relative preservation in healthy aging of linguistic knowledge and the procedural rules for its application. PURPOSE To examine effects of hearing acuity… CONTINUE READING

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