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Research studies featured in ASHA's academic journals.

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Suprathreshold Differences in Competing Speech Perception in Older Listeners

Purpose Age-related declines in auditory temporal processing and cognition make older listeners vulnerable to interference from competing speech. This vulnerability may be increased in older listen...

Contributions of Auditory and Somatosensory Feedback to Vocal Motor Control

Purpose To better define the contributions of somatosensory and auditory feedback in vocal motor control, a laryngeal perturbation experiment was conducted with and without masking of auditory feed...

Recovery and Relapse: Perspectives From Adults Who Stutter

Purpose Recovery and relapse relating to stuttering are often defined in terms of the presence or absence of certain types of speech disfluencies as observed by clinicians and researchers. However,...

Detection of #Articulatory Deficits in Parkinson's Disease

Purpose This study sought to determine the feasibility of using phonetic complexity manipulations as a way to systematically assess articulatory deficits in talkers with progressive dysarthria due ...

Quantifying the Uncertainty of Parameters Measured in Spontaneous Speech of Speakers With Dementia

Purpose Corpus analyses of spontaneous language fragments of varying length provide useful insights in the language change caused by brain damage, such as caused by some forms of dementia. Sample s...

Design and Development of a Speech Intelligibility Test Based on Pseudowords in French: Why and How?

Purpose The current intelligibility tests performed on speakers with atypical speech production are limited by the ability of listeners to restore distorted sequences. This results in a measure tha...

Perceptual Evaluation of Speech Naturalness in Speakers of Varying Gender Identities

Quality of Life Outcomes Reported by Patients & Significant Others Following Cochlear Implantation

Purpose This study tested the hypotheses that both patients receiving cochlear implants (CIs) and their significant others (SOs) would demonstrate improvements in perceived hearing handicap over ti...

Quality of Life Outcomes Reported by Patients & Significant Others Following Cochlear Implantation

Purpose This study tested the hypotheses that both patients receiving cochlear implants (CIs) and their significant others (SOs) would demonstrate improvements in perceived hearing handicap over ti...

Quality of Life Outcomes Reported by Patients & Significant Others Following Cochlear Implantation

Purpose This study tested the hypotheses that both patients receiving cochlear implants (CIs) and their significant others (SOs) would demonstrate improvements in perceived hearing handicap over ti...

Risk of Penetration–Aspiration Related to Residue in the Pharynx

Purpose Reference data from healthy adults under the age of 60 years suggest that the 75th and 95th percentiles for pharyngeal residue on swallows of thin liquids are 1% and 3%(C2-4)2, respectively...

NEW BLOG POST - Taking the Next Steps: How to Join the ASHA Journals Editorial Board

Each summer, the ASHA Journals team begins the process of recruiting editors-in-chief (EICs), editors, and editorial board members (EBMs). EICs and editors serve 3-year terms. EBMs serve for 1 year, and this year can be renewed as long as the ... Read More

Meaningful Transitions: Enhancing Clinician Roles in Transition Planning for Adolescents With Autism

Purpose The purpose of this tutorial is to provide speech-language pathologists (SLPs) with foundational information that will assist them in transition planning for students with autism spectrum d...

Standardizing Assessment of Spoken Discourse in Aphasia

Purpose The heterogeneous nature of measures, methods, and analyses reported in the aphasia spoken discourse literature precludes comparison of outcomes across studies (e.g., meta-analyses) and inh...

The Efficacy of Collaborative Referencing Intervention in Chronic Aphasia

Purpose The feasibility of a collaborative referencing intervention (CRI) for adults with chronic aphasia has been documented in two descriptive case studies (Devanga, 2014; Hengst et al., 2010, 20...

Partner-Specific Communication Deficits in Individuals With Alzheimer's Disease

Purpose Speakers adjust referential expressions to the listeners' knowledge while communicating, a phenomenon called “audience design.” While individuals with Alzheimer's disease (AD) show difficul...

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