Some effects of aging on central auditory processing.

@article{Martin2005SomeEO,
  title={Some effects of aging on central auditory processing.},
  author={Jeffrey S Martin and James F. Jerger},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation research and development},
  year={2005},
  volume={42 4 Suppl 2},
  pages={
          25-44
        }
}
Seniors often have more difficulty understanding speech than younger adults, particularly in noisy environments. While loss in peripheral hearing sensitivity explains many of the listening problems of elderly persons, age-related declines in general cognitive skill and central auditory processing also appear to contribute. In this article, we focus primarily on the effects of age on central auditory mechanisms. To this end, we review research examining a central locus for deficits in temporal… CONTINUE READING

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