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Conducting world-leading research
into hearing and hearing disorders

Recent News

BSA Conference 2014 Poster Award Winners

At this month's British Society of Audiology Annual Conference, scientists from IHR won three of the poster prizes.

Out now: the ECLiPS questionnare

Johanna Barry and Dave Moore recently completed the development of a new questionnaire for support the assessment of children referred for listening difficulties (auditory processing disorder) and it is now available for purchase.

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25th November (1 pm) - Effects of age on temporal coding and the perception of musical harmony

2nd December (1 pm) - Neural correlates of degraded speech perception

16th December (1 pm) - Talk by Jessica Monaghan. Title TBA


Latest Publications

  • Maidment DW, Kang HJ, Stewart HJ, Amitay S "Audiovisual integration in children listening to spectrally degraded speech." View on PubMed
  • Brimijoin WO, Whitmer WM, McShefferty D, Akeroyd MA "The effect of hearing aid microphone mode on performance in an auditory orienting task." View on PubMed
  • Barry JG, Weiss B, and Sabisch B "Psychophysical estimates of frequency discrimination: About more than just limitations of auditory processing  " View on PubMed
  • Whitmer WM, Seeber BU, Akeroyd MA "The perception of apparent auditory source width in hearing-impaired adults." View on PubMed
  • MacPherson A, Akeroyd MA "Variations in the Slope of the Psychometric Functions for Speech Intelligibility: A Systematic Survey." View on PubMed

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