This presentation will describe the results of a project funded by the Hearing Industry Research Consortium regarding detection and learning of new words by adults and children with hearing loss.
Course created on November 5, 2018
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- After this course, participants will be able to describe the nature of learning new information at ages across the lifespan.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe the behavior of the signal processing for select hearing devices.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the challenges of children and adults with hearing loss for detecting and learning new words.
|5-20 Minutes||Vocabulary knowledge|
|20-30 Minutes||Hearing Aid Signal processing|
|30-45 Minutes||Immediate Outcomes|
|45-55 Minutes||Next-day outcomes|
|55-60 Minutes||Summary, Q & A|
Dr. Pittman is an Associate Professor in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at Arizona State University. She is the Director of the Pediatric Amplification and Auditory Prosthesis Laboratories as well. She earned her PhD in Hearing Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with post-doctoral training at Boys Town National Research Hospital. Her current research focuses on the effect of new hearing devices and signal processing on children’s and adult’s ability to detect and learn new information.
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