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Listening Effort and EEG as Measures of Performance of Modern Hearing Aid Algorithms

Course: #32438 Level: Advanced2 Hours 111 Reviews
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The objective of the course is to learn about the usage of EEG as a tool to evaluate hearing aids and their effect on listening effort. This course focuses on a function developed to improve speech perception when using a telephone based on a binaural approach.

Course created on December 10, 2018

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CEUs/Hours Offered: AAA/0.2 Advanced; ACAud/2.0; AHIP/2.0; BAA/2.0; CAA/2.0; IACET/0.2; IHS/2.0; Kansas, LTS-S0035/2.0; NZAS/2.0; SAC/2.0

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the role of EEG alpha activity as an indicator of listening effort.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the association between objectively measured brain activity and behavioral measures regarding working memory.
  • checkmarkAfter this course learners will be able to describe the effect of modern hearing aid technology with respect to listening effort when talking on the telephone.

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Presenter Disclosure: Axel H. Winneke: Financial: Axel H. Winneke’s research in this study was funded by Sonova. Non-financial: Axel H. Winneke has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Maarten De Vos: Financial: Maarten De Vos’s research in this study was funded by Sonova. Non-financial: Maarten De Vos has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Kirsten C. Wagener: Financial: Kirsten C. Wagener’s research in this study was funded by Sonova. Non-financial: Kirsten C. Wagener has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Peter Derleth: Financial: Peter Derleth is employed by Sonova AG, which funded the study discussed in this course. Non-financial: Peter Derleth has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Matthias Latzel: Financial: Matthias Latzel is employed by Phonak. His research in this study was funded by Sonova. Non-financial: Matthias Latzel has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Jens Appell: Financial: Jens Appell’s research in this study was funded by Sonova. Non-financial: Jens Appell has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Frank Wallhoff: Financial: Frank Wallhoff’s research in this study was funded by Sonova. Non-financial: Frank Wallhoff has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


Sponsor Disclosure: This Course is presented by Phonak in partnership with AudiologyOnline.

Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on Phonak products and services and will not include info on other products or services.

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Australian College of Audiology

Australian College of Audiology

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Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

Association of Hearing Instrument Practitioners of Ontario

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British Academy of Audiology

British Academy of Audiology

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Canadian Academy of Audiology

Canadian Academy of Audiology

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International Hearing Society

International Hearing Society

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Kansas Department for Aging and Disability Services

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New Zealand Audiological Society

New Zealand Audiological Society

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Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

Speech-Language & Audiology Canada

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