Preliminary investigation of the categorization of gaps and overlaps in turn-taking interactions: Effects of noise and hearing loss

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Abstract

Normal conversation requires interlocutors to monitor the ongoing acoustic signal to judge when it is appropriate to start talking. Categorical thresholds for gaps and overlaps in turn-taking interactions were measured for normalhearing and hearing-impaired listeners in both quiet and multitalker babble (+6 dB SNR). The slope of the categorization functions were significantly shallower for hearing impaired listeners and in the presence of background noise. Moreover, the categorization threshold for overlaps increased in
background noise.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research
Number of pages8
PublisherThe Danavox Jubilee Foundation
Publication date2017
ISBN (Print)978-87-990013-6-1
Publication statusPublished - 2017
EventInternational Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research - Hotel Nyborg Strand, Nyborg, Denmark
Duration: 23 Aug 201725 Aug 2017
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ConferenceInternational Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research
LocationHotel Nyborg Strand
CountryDenmark
CityNyborg
Period23/08/201725/08/2017
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Sørensen, A. J., Weisser, A., & MacDonald, E. (2017). Preliminary investigation of the categorization of gaps and overlaps in turn-taking interactions: Effects of noise and hearing loss. In Proceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research The Danavox Jubilee Foundation.