Accession Number:

ADA036237

Title:

Some Factors Affecting the Spondee Threshold in Normal-Hearing Subjects,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

SCHOOL OF AVIATION MEDICINE RANDOLPH AFB TEX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1959-05-01

Pagination or Media Count:

8.0

Abstract:

The experiment was designed to investigate the effects of 1 knowledge of test vocabulary and 2 practice in responding to spondee words at threshold intensities on the spondee threshold in normal-hearing subjects. Results of this experiment were 1 practice in responding to spondee words at threshold intensities does not influence the spondee threshold in normal-hearing subjects, and 2 normal-hearing subjects given prior knowledge of the test vocabulary yield spondee thresholds 4 to 5 db lower than those yielded by subjects not given such knowledge.

Subject Categories:

  • Anatomy and Physiology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE