The Impact of Lexical Characteristics and Noise on Intelligibility of Parkinsonian Speech.

  • Yi-Fang Chiu, Karen Forrest
  • Published 2018 in
    Journal of speech, language, and hearing research…

Abstract

Purpose This study investigated the impact of lexical characteristics on the intelligibility of speakers with Parkinson's disease (PD). Intelligibility was compared for listening in a quiet versus a noisy environment. Method A total of 192 young listeners participated in the study, with 96 listeners listening in quiet and 96 listening in noise in which… (More)
DOI: 10.1044/2017_JSLHR-S-17-0205