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Differential sensitivity of intensity is known to be important for the perception of the relative distance of sounds in the environment, emotions of speakers, and localize sounds. However, a few features in listening devices, such as cochlear implants, used by individuals with hearing loss alter the output intensity heard by them. This makes soft sounds loud and loud sounds soft. Hence, the aim of the present study was to compare the intensity discrimination of children using cochlear implants with that of typically developing children.
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Name: The journal of international advanced otology
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