Speech understanding in noise: Effects of cognitive skill and hearing loss
2004 (English)In: International Journal of Psychology (publ abstract), vol 39, issue 5-6, 2004: Special Issue: Abstracts of the XXVIII INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF PSYCHOLOGY, 2004Conference paper, Abstract (Other academic)
Results from a series of studies where the purpose was examine the relationship between cognitive skills, hearing loss and auditory and audio-visual speech understanding in noise will be reviewed and discussed. The general trend in the results demonstrate a significant relationship between cognitive skill and type of noise and type of listening situation such that cognitive skills is related to level of speech understanding in listening situations that requires an active listening (i.e., answering of questions) and that background noise constituted by human voices proved to be more tied to cognitive skills than other types of background noises (e.g., white noise).
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-29261Local ID: 14546OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-29261DiVA: diva2:250073
XXVIII International Congress of Psychology, Beijing, 2004