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Early detection of mild cognitive impairment is crucial in the prevention of Alzheimer's disease. The aim of the present study was to identify whether acoustic features can help differentiate older, independent community-dwelling individuals with cognitive impairment from healthy controls.
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Name: Current Alzheimer research
The aim of the study was to compare transcription-based speech intelligibility and scaled speech severity for the detection of mild speech impairments, by studying these metrics across talkers with...
Cleft palate patients have inability to produce adequate velopharyngeal closure, which results in hypernasal speech. In clinic, hypernasal speech is assessed through subject assessment by speech langu...
Literature documents the impact of Parkinson's Disease (PD) on speech but no study has analyzed in detail the importance of the distinct phonemic groups for the automatic identification of the disease...
The significance of phonetically representative texts in the study of the individuality of voice and speech of speakers in the analysis of the acoustic parameters of the timbre of the voice from exper...
Adjusting to the vocal characteristics of a new talker is important for speech recognition. Previous research has indicated that adjusting to talker differences is an active cognitive process that dep...
We aim to identify speech and language markers that provide information on cognitive function and predict cognitive decline in Parkinson's disease. We will administer various speech tasks ...
The primary objective of this study is to obtain a greater understanding of the range in benefit from acoustic amplification combined with electric stimulation in cochlear implant recipien...
The object of this study is to investigate the use of linguistic deficits from speech samples for the early detection of Mild Cognitive Impairment and probable Alzheimer's disease. It will...
The hypothesis of the present study is that an automatic assessment technic can measure the impact of the speech disorders on the communication abilities giving a severity index of speech ...
The purpose of this study is to find out if changes in speech can signal changes in the ability to think or remember. ALS patients with and without cognitive dysfunction will be followed f...
The acoustic aspects of speech in terms of frequency, intensity, and time.
Wide continuum of associated cognitive and neurobehavioral disorders, including, but not limited to, three core-defining features: impairments in socialization, impairments in verbal and nonverbal communication, and restricted and repetitive patterns of behaviors. (from DSM-V)
A method of chemical analysis based on the detection of characteristic radionuclides following a nuclear bombardment. It is also known as radioactivity analysis. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)
Acquired or developmental cognitive disorders of AUDITORY PERCEPTION characterized by a reduced ability to perceive information contained in auditory stimuli despite intact auditory pathways. Affected individuals have difficulty with speech perception, sound localization, and comprehending the meaning of inflections of speech.
Substances used for the detection, identification, analysis, etc. of chemical, biological, or pathologic processes or conditions. Indicators are substances that change in physical appearance, e.g., color, at or approaching the endpoint of a chemical titration, e.g., on the passage between acidity and alkalinity. Reagents are substances used for the detection or determination of another substance by chemical or microscopical means, especially analysis. Types of reagents are precipitants, solvents, oxidizers, reducers, fluxes, and colorimetric reagents. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed, p301, p499)
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