The effect of alcohol on central auditory processing (comparison with marihuana).

@article{Fitzpatrick1980TheEO,
  title={The effect of alcohol on central auditory processing (comparison with marihuana).},
  author={Dennis Fitzpatrick and A Eviatar},
  journal={The Journal of otolaryngology},
  year={1980},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={207-14}
}
Twelve subjects between the ages of 23 and 62 were tested for changes in hearing acuity and dicrimination after ingestion of four ounces of vodka (80 U.S. proof = 40 per cent ethyl alcohol). As compared with their own pre-alcohol ingestion test results, these subjects revealed, 1) a decrease in discrimination of speech on CID W22 lists under difficult listening conditions, (in quite at 10 dB SL and in noise at a signal-to-noise ratio of -6); and 2) a decrease in performance on a filtered speech… CONTINUE READING

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