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Age-related changes in binaural processing II. Behavioral findings

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dc.contributor Wichita State University. Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders
dc.contributor.author Martin, Douglas R.
dc.contributor.author Cranford, Jerry L.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-26T20:21:33Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-26T20:21:33Z
dc.date.issued 1991-09
dc.identifier.citation Martin, Douglas R.; Cranford, Jerry L. Age-Related Changes in Binaural Processing II. Behavioral Findings. -- The American journal of otology. 1991 Sep; 12(5): 365-369
dc.identifier.issn 0192-9763
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/5341
dc.identifier.uri http://journals.lww.com/otology-neurotology/Abstract/1991/09000/Age_Related_Changes_in_Binaural_Processing_II_.10.aspx
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dc.description.abstract In the preceding report in this journal, the authors presented evidence for an electrophysiologic correlate of impaired binaural processing or attention in elderly listeners. In the present experiment, the subjects tested in the earlier study were administered a Dichotic Digits Recognition task in which they were required, in separate sessions, to repeat all digits heard in both ears (channel capacity measure), or to report the digits in one ear while ignoring the digits in the opposite ear (selective attention measure). With both measures, older subjects performed significantly poorer than did younger subjects. Although similar age-related decrements in performance were observed with the behavioral and electrophysiologic tests, no significant correlations were found in the performances on the two types of tests. This suggests that, while both behavioral and electrophysiologic tests can reveal age-related decrements in binaural processing, they do not necessarily reflect the same underlying neural processes. en_US
dc.format.extent 365-369
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
dc.title Age-related changes in binaural processing II. Behavioral findings en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.description.version peer reviewed
dc.rights.holder (C) 1991, The American Journal of Otology, Inc

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