May/June 2018 - Volume 39 - Issue 3

  • Brenda M. Ryals, PhD
  • 0196-0202
  • 1538-4667
  • 6 issues / year
  • Otorhinolaryngology 5/42
    Audiology & Speech Language Pathology 3/25
  • 2.842

Refinement and Validation of the Social Participation Restrictions Questionnaire: An Application of Rasch Analysis and Traditional Psychometric Analysis Techniques

Objectives: The primary aim of this research was to refine and validate the Social Participation Restrictions Questionnaire (SPaRQ). The SPaRQ is a hearing-sp...

Behavioral Measures of Listening Effort in School-Age Children: Examining the Effects of Signal-to-Noise Ratio, Hearing Loss, and Amplification

Objectives: Increased listening effort in school-age children with hearing loss (CHL) could compromise learning and academic achievement. Identifying a sensit...

A “Goldilocks” Approach to Hearing Aid Self-Fitting: Ear-Canal Output and Speech Intelligibility Index

Objectives: The objective was to determine self-adjusted output response and speech intelligibility index (SII) in individuals with mild to moderate hearing l...

The Emotional Communication in Hearing Questionnaire (EMO-CHeQ): Development and Evaluation

Objectives: The objectives of this research were to develop and evaluate a self-report questionnaire (the Emotional Communication in Hearing Questionnaire or ...

Failure on the Foam Eyes Closed Test of Standing Balance Associated With Reduced Semicircular Canal Function in Healthy Older Adults

Objectives: Standing on foam with eyes closed (FOEC) has been characterized as a measure of vestibular function; however, the relative contribution of vestibu...

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Evidence-Based Occupational Hearing Screening I: Modeling the Effects of Real-World Noise Environments on the Likelihood of Effective Speech Communication

Soli, Sigfrid D.; Giguère, Christian; Laroche, Chantal; More

Ear and Hearing. 39(3):436-448, May/June 2018.

Effects of Cerebral Blood Flow and Vessel Conditions on Speech Recognition in Patients With Postlingual Adult Cochlear Implant: Predictable Factors for the Efficacy of Cochlear Implant

Ishino, Takashi; Ragaee, Mahmoud Ali; Maruhashi, Tatsuya; More

Ear and Hearing. 39(3):540-547, May/June 2018.

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