Rationale for the Use of Sound Field Systems for Children with Central Auditory Nervous System Dysfunction: Part 2

Steve Bornstein, Ph.D., C.C.C./Audiology Associate Professor University of New Hampshire Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders     Abstract Children with Central Auditory Nervous System (CANS) Dysfunction have been observed to potentially have several deficits, such as difficulty with temporal tasks, degraded speech, time-compressed speech, and auditory pattern recognition. However, perhaps the greatest overall deficit…

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Loudness Recruitment: A Commentary

Frank E. Musiek, Ph.D. University of Arizona   Auditory loudness recruitment at one time was a popular phrase among audiologists. In fact, in some of the early books devoted to clinical audiology, chapters about measuring recruitment, were often a focus (see Katz, 1972). In modern-day audiology, however, recruitment is a seldom used word. I would…

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