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Author Jerger, James.

Title Binaural Interference : a Guide for Audiologists
Published San Diego : Plural Publishing, Incorporated, 2018


Description 1 online resource (137 pages)
Contents Intro; Contents; Preface by James Jerger; Preface by Carol A. Silverman; 1. A Brief History of Binaural Interference; Vern O. Knudsen; Group Studies; Case Reports; Mirabile Dictu-Knudsen Redux; Summary; 2. Indirect Evidence of Binaural Interference; Simulating the Effects of Asymmetric Signal Degradation; Retrospective Surveys; Field Trials; Summary; 3. Possible Causes of Binaural Interference; The Wiring Diagram of the Auditory System; Possible Sources of Binaural Interference; Prolonged Unilateral Deprivation; Age-Related Changes in Interhemispheric Transfer via the Corpus Callosum
Interaural Pitch Mismatch and Binaural Fusion Due to Hearing LossSummary; 4. Illustrative Cases; Case Reports; Case #1: E lderly -- Gradual Onset of Hearing Loss; Case #2: E lderly -- L eft-Sided Cerebrovascular Insult; Case #3: E lderly -- Gradual Onset of Mild Hearing Loss; Case #4: E lderly -- Gradual Onset of Hearing Loss Following Aspirin Therapy; Summary; 5. Clinical Evaluation of Binaural Interference; Previous History of Testing for Binaural Interference; Configuration of Test Chamber; A Two-Stage Approach; Screening; Follow-Up Testing; History
Some Issues Relating to Testing with Hearing AidsSummary; 6. Future Directions; What Is the Best Way to Measure Binaural Advantage?; Importance of Directionality; Cued Listening; In Search of a Pitch Mismatch and Abnormal Binaural Fusion; Summary; 7. Overview; Lessons Learned; Summary of the Book; Screening Protocol; Follow-Up Protocol if Screening Is Failed; References; Index
Summary This book, written by two highly respected audiologists, traces the history of binaural interference study by researchers, then reviews the direct and indirect evidence supporting its reality. This is followed by a discussion of the possible causes of the phenomenon and in-depth analysis of illustrative cases. The authors outline a systematic approach to the clinical detection, evaluation and amelioration of individuals who exhibit binaural interference
Notes Print version record
Subject Deafness.
Word deafness.
Hearing Loss, Bilateral
Auditory Perceptual Disorders
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Word deafness
Form Electronic book
Author Silverman, Carol A. (Carol Ann), 1953-
ISBN 163550077X