Spectral-peak selection in spectral-shape discrimination by normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners.

@article{Lentz2006SpectralpeakSI,
  title={Spectral-peak selection in spectral-shape discrimination by normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners.},
  author={Jennifer J. Lentz},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2006},
  volume={120 2},
  pages={
          945-56
        }
}
  • J. Lentz
  • Published 8 August 2006
  • Mathematics, Medicine
  • The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Spectral-shape discrimination thresholds were measured in the presence and absence of noise to determine whether normal-hearing and hearing-impaired listeners rely primarily on spectral peaks in the excitation pattern when discriminating between stimuli with different spectral shapes. Standard stimuli were the sum of 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 20, or 30 equal-amplitude tones with frequencies fixed between 200 and 4000 Hz. Signal stimuli were generated by increasing and decreasing the levels of every other… 
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