Measuring Auditory Speech-Perception Capacity in Young Children

  title={Measuring Auditory Speech-Perception Capacity in Young Children},
  author={Arthur Boothroyd},
Auditory capacity is defined, here, as the ability of cortical and sub-cortical auditory systems to relay consistent and differentiable information about sound patterns to higher centers of the brain (with the help of hearing aids or cochlear implants, if used). This capacity represents the potential for the development of auditory performance. Because of the importance of hearing to the development of spoken language, we have a particular interest in the sound patterns of spoken language… CONTINUE READING

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