Speech in noise and ease of language understanding: When and how working memory capacity plays a role
2012 (English)In: Journal of Acoustical Society of America, ISSN 0001-4966, E-ISSN 1520-8524, Vol. 131, no 4, 3342-3342 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
A working memory based model for Ease of Language Understanding (ELU) has been developed (Rönnberg, 2003; Rönnberg et al., 2008; Rönnberg et al., 2011). It predicts that speech understanding in adverse, mismatching noise conditions is dependent on explicit processing resources such as working memory capacity (WMC). This presentation will examine the details of this prediction by addressing some recent data on (1) how brainstem responses are modulated by working memory load and WMC, (2) how cortical correlates of speech understanding in noise are modulated by WMC, and (3) how WMC determines episodic long-term memory for spoken discourse masked by speech.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Acoustical Society of America (ASA), 2012. Vol. 131, no 4, 3342-3342 p.
National CategoryPsychology (excluding Applied Psychology)
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-79063DOI: 10.1121/1.4708511OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-79063DiVA: diva2:538049
The Acoustics 2012 Hong Kong Conference, Hong Kong, May 13-18, 2012