Tag: listening effort



Cochlear Implants: Considerations Regarding the Relationship between Cognitive Load Management and Outcome

This article examines listening effort, auditory working memory, speech-in-noise comprehension, and the large network of interconnected brain areas now known as the “listening connectome.” Written by Edward Overstreet, PhD, and Michel Hoen, PhD, they explain why traditional speech perception measures in quiet may be insufficient for evaluating the effectiveness of many of the latest advances in CI technology.

Signia Unveils Primax Hearing Aids

Signia, the new hearing aid brand from Sivantos, has unveiled primax, described as the company’s most advanced hearing aid platform to date, and the first technology clinically proven by independent studies to reduce listening effort throughout the day while providing “better than normal” hearing in challenging listening environments.

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