Talker effects on word-discrimination scores of adults with sensorineural hearing impairment.

@article{Penrod1979TalkerEO,
  title={Talker effects on word-discrimination scores of adults with sensorineural hearing impairment.},
  author={J P Penrod},
  journal={The Journal of speech and hearing disorders},
  year={1979},
  volume={44 3},
  pages={340-9}
}
  • J P Penrod
  • Published 1979 in The Journal of speech and hearing disorders
Speech discrimination testing was completed on 30 adults with varying degrees of sensorineural hearing impairment. Tape recordings of four talkers' utterances of CID W-22 word lists served as the stimulus materials. Listeners' responses were scored independently by three experienced judges. For 26 of the 30 subjects, the difference between the lowest and highest word-discrimination score was 8% or greater. Variations in scores could not be attributed to a single talker but were spread across… CONTINUE READING