Response latencies in auditory sentence comprehension: effects of linguistic versus perceptual challenge.

@article{Tun2010ResponseLI,
  title={Response latencies in auditory sentence comprehension: effects of linguistic versus perceptual challenge.},
  author={Patricia A Tun and Jonathan I. Benichov and Arthur Wingfield},
  journal={Psychology and aging},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={730-5}
}
Older adults with good hearing and with mild-to-moderate hearing loss were tested for comprehension of spoken sentences that required perceptual effort (hearing speech at lower sound levels), and two degrees of cognitive load (sentences with simpler or more complex syntax). Although comprehension accuracy was equivalent for both participant groups and for young adults with good hearing, hearing loss was associated with longer response latencies to the correct comprehension judgments, especially… CONTINUE READING

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