The Relationship Between Speech Perception and Psychoacoustical Measurements in Noise-Induced Hearing Loss Subjects

  • Richard S. Tyler
  • Nancy Tye-Murray
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 111)


One of the most devastating effects of noise exposure is the potential loss in speech recognition abilities. While individuals with noise-induced hearing losses can detect speech, they often cannot discriminate its message (particularly when there is competing background noise). This often leads to frustration and communication breakdown.


Hearing Loss Word Recognition Speech Perception Noise Exposure Temporal Integration 


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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard S. Tyler
    • 1
  • Nancy Tye-Murray
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Otolaryngology—Head & Neck Surgery Department of Speech Pathology and AudiologyThe University of IowaIowa CityUSA

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