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Cochlear compression in hearing loss: relationship to understanding speech in noise.


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In our work we often process audio clips in interesting ways to mimic models
of hearing loss and measure the effect on listener comprehension.
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1. Speech in noise (female talker)

2. Speech in noise (male talker)
3. Filtered speech (f<1000 Hz) in noise (female talker)
4. Filtered speech (f<1000 Hz) in noise (male talker)
5. Speech in gated noise (gate freq = 8 Hz)
6. Gated speech (gate freq = 4 Hz)
7. Gated speech (gate freq = 16 Hz)
8. Filtered speech in gated noise (gate freq = 8 Hz)

Children's Need for Favorable Acoustics in Schools
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