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Audiovisual Sentence Recognition in Bimodal and Bilateral Cochlear Implant Users


Abstract The present study describes audiovisual sentence recognition in normal hearing listeners, bimodal cochlear implant (CI) listeners and bilateral CI listeners. This study explores a new set of sentences (the AzAV sentences) that were created to have equal auditory intelligibility and equal gain from visual information.

The aims of Experiment I were to (i) compare the lip reading difficulty of the AzAV sentences to that of other sentence materials, (ii) compare the speech-reading ability of CI listeners to that of normal-hearing listeners and (iii) assess the gain in speech understanding when listeners have both auditory and visual information from easy-to-lip-read and difficult-to-lip read sentences. In addition, the sentence lists were sub... (more)
Created Date 2015
Contributor Wang, Shuai (Author) / Dorman, Michael (Advisor) / Berisha, Visar (Committee member) / Liss, Julie (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Health sciences / audiovisual / bilateral / bimodal / cochlear implants / sentence recognition
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 57 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Speech and Hearing Science 2015
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
Additional Formats MODS / OAI Dublin Core / RIS


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