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January/February 2019 - Volume 40 - Issue 1

  • Brenda M. Ryals, PhD
  • 0196-0202
  • 1538-4667
  • 6 issues / year
  • Otorhinolaryngology 2/42
    Audiology & Speech Language Pathology 1/25
  • 3.120

Hearing Impairment and Perceived Clarity of Predictable Speech

Objectives: The precision of stimulus-driven information is less critical for comprehension when accurate knowledge-based predictions of the upcoming stimulus...

Effects of Age and Hearing Loss on the Recognition of Emotions in Speech

Objectives: Emotional communication is a cornerstone of social cognition and informs human interaction. Previous studies have shown deficits in facial and voc...

High-Variability Sentence Recognition in Long-Term Cochlear Implant Users: Associations With Rapid Phonological Coding and Executive Functioning

Objectives: The objective of the present study was to determine whether long-term cochlear implant (CI) users would show greater variability in rapid phonolog...

Masked Sentence Recognition in Children, Young Adults, and Older Adults: Age-Dependent Effects of Semantic Context and Masker Type

Objectives: Masked speech recognition in normal-hearing listeners depends in part on masker type and semantic context of the target. Children and older adults...

Effects of Phantom Electrode Stimulation on Vocal Production in Cochlear Implant Users

Objectives: Cochlear implant (CI) users suffer from a range of speech impairments, such as stuttering and vocal control of pitch and intensity. Though little ...

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Current Issue Highlights

Deterioration in Distortion Product Otoacoustic Emissions in Auditory Neuropathy Patients With Distinct Clinical and Genetic Backgrounds

Kitao, Kyoko; Mutai, Hideki; Namba, Kazunori; More

Ear and Hearing. 40(1):184-191, January/February 2019.