On the cost of introducing speech-like properties to a stimulus for auditory steady-state response measurements

  • Søren Laugesen Interacoustics Research Unit, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
  • Julia E. Rieck Interacoustics Research Unit, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark; Faculty of Sciences, Free University, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Claus Elberling Virum, Denmark
  • Torsten Dau Hearing Systems, Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
  • James M. Harte Interacoustics Research Unit, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark

Abstract

For the purpose of objectively validating hearing-aid fittings in pre-lingual infants, auditory steady-state response (ASSR) measurements are investigated. This paper examines the cost of introducing speech-like features into the ASSR stimulus, which is done to ensure that the hearing aid processes the stimulus as if it were real speech. The main findings were a reduction in ASSR amplitude of 4 dB and an increase in detection time by a factor of 1.6, while detection rates were unaffected given sufficient recording time.

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Published
2018-01-26
How to Cite
LAUGESEN, Søren et al. On the cost of introducing speech-like properties to a stimulus for auditory steady-state response measurements. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research, [S.l.], v. 6, p. 223-230, jan. 2018. ISSN 2596-5522. Available at: <https://proceedings.isaar.eu/index.php/isaarproc/article/view/2017-27>. Date accessed: 22 may 2018.
Section
2017/4. Assessment of specific auditory functions and hearing ability