Journal article

A 12-CONSONANT CONFUSION STUDY ON A MULTIPLE-CHANNEL COCHLEAR IMPLANT PATIENT

RC DOWELL, LFA MARTIN, YC TONG, GM CLARK, PM SELIGMAN, JF PATRICK

JOURNAL OF SPEECH AND HEARING RESEARCH | AMER SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOC | Published : 1982

Abstract

A consonant confusion study was undertaken on a multiple-channel cochlear implant patient using a wearable speech processing device. This patient suffered from total bilateral deafness acquired postlingually. The consonants /b/, /p/, /m/, /v/, /f/, /d/, /t/, /n/, /z/, /s/, /g/, /k/ were presented in a VCV context with the vowel /a/ as in father by a male and female speaker under three conditions: lipreading alone; electrical stimulation alone using the wearable speech processor and multiple-channel cochlear implant; lipreading in conjunction with electrical stimulation. No significant difference was detected between the results for the male and female speakers. The percentage correct scores ..

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