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Re: sounds too loud
Over-recruitment is the term used when the loudness growth curve for someone
with sensorineural hearing loss exceeds the loudness growth curve of a
normal-hearing listener at high levels, i.e., high-level sounds are
perceived as louder to that subject than they are to normal-hearing people.
Their recruiting loudness growth curve "overshoots" the normal one,
indicating that the subject has hyperacousis.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Brennan" <g_brennantg@TITAN.SFASU.EDU>
To: "Brent Edwards" <email@example.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2001 3:57 PM
Subject: Re: sounds too loud
> What is "overrecruitment? I deal clinically with recruitment and
> but I'm not familiar with overrecruitment as a clinical entity.
> On Thu, 18 Jan
> 2001, Brent Edwards wrote:
> > Jont,
> > Are you talking about something other than hyperacousis or
> > --Brent
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Jont Allen" <jba@RESEARCH.ATT.COM>
> > To: <AUDITORY@LISTS.MCGILL.CA>
> > Sent: Thursday, January 18, 2001 1:56 PM
> > Subject: sounds too loud
> > > Dear Auditory list,
> > >
> > > Does anybody know of a condition where a person complains that sounds
> > too loud.
> > > Does this condition have a name?
> > > Is it a physiological condition, with a known cause?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Jont
> > >
> > > --
> > > Jont B. Allen
> > > AT&T Labs-Research, Shannon Laboratory, E161
> > > 180 Park Ave., Florham Park NJ, 07932-0971
> > > 973/360-8545voice, x7111fax, http://www.research.att.com/~jba
> Tom Brennan, CCC-A/SLP, RHD
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