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Impact of room acoustic parameters on speech and music perception among participants with cochlear implants.

08:00 EDT 20th March 2019 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Impact of room acoustic parameters on speech and music perception among participants with cochlear implants."

Besides numerous other factors, listening experience with cochlear implants is substantially impaired by room acoustics. Even for persons without hearing impairment, the perception of auditory scenes, for example, concerning speech intelligibility, acoustic quality or audibility, is considerably influenced by room acoustics. For CI users, complex listening environments are usually associated with heavy losses. The aim of the present study was to determine room acoustic criteria that particularly influence speech pleasantness for CI users.

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Name: Hearing research
ISSN: 1878-5891
Pages: 122-132

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