Horizontal sound localization in cochlear implant users with a contralateral hearing aid.

@article{Veugen2016HorizontalSL,
  title={Horizontal sound localization in cochlear implant users with a contralateral hearing aid.},
  author={Lidwien C E Veugen and Maartje M. E. Hendrikse and Marc M van Wanrooij and Martijn J. H. Agterberg and Josef Chalupper and Lucas H M Mens and Ad F. M. Snik and A John van Opstal},
  journal={Hearing research},
  year={2016},
  volume={336},
  pages={72-82}
}
Interaural differences in sound arrival time (ITD) and in level (ILD) enable us to localize sounds in the horizontal plane, and can support source segregation and speech understanding in noisy environments. It is uncertain whether these cues are also available to hearing-impaired listeners who are bimodally fitted, i.e. with a cochlear implant (CI) and a contralateral hearing aid (HA). Here, we assessed sound localization behavior of fourteen bimodal listeners, all using the same Phonak HA and… CONTINUE READING