Historically, ABRs have been evoked using click stimulus. Recently, the CE-Chirp stimulus was developed to maximize the temporal synchronization of the responses from the underlying neural components. Few researchers, however, have investigated the utilization of chirp stimulus with newborns. In this course, findings will be presented from a large study with newborns examining ABRs to air and bone conducted CE-Chirp versus click stimuli. A multitude of stimulus manipulations was investigated. Clinical application will be discussed.
Course created on June 23, 2016
- After this course, participants will be able to explain differences between CE-Chirp and traditional click air and bone-conducted stimuli.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe similarities/differences in ABRs to CE-Chirp and click air-conducted stimuli in newborn infants.
- After this course, participants will be able to describe similarities/differences in ABRs to CE-Chirp and click bone-conducted stimuli in newborn infants.
|5-15 Minutes||The CE-Chirp Versus Click stimulus|
|15-20 Minutes||The East Carolina University Study Methods|
|20-45 Minutes||Stimulus parameter effects: intensity, rate, polarity, replication, and number of sweeps|
|45-55 Minutes||Clinical Applications|
|55-60 Minutes||Question and Answers|
Andrew Stuart is a Professor in the department of Communication Sciences and Disorders at East Carolina University. Dr. Stuart joined ECU after completing his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology at Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada. Prior to beginning his doctoral studies he was employed as a Clinical Audiologist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario, Ottawa, Canada and then as a research Audiologist at Dalhousie University. His research interested include electrophysiology, pediatric audiology, psychoacoustics, and fluency enhancement in those who stutter via altered auditory feedback. Dr. Stuart has over 135 peer-reviewed articles and 200 national and international presentations in these areas.
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