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1

Describe the difference between auditory recognition and comprehension

Recognition/identification is being able identify what is being said
Comprehension is being able to understand what it means/why the sound is happening

2

What are the pros and cons of the methods of limit?

Pros: adaptive, quick
Con: easily biased by listener's anticipation

3

Describe descending

Descending starts above threshold, down 5

4

Describe ascending

Ascending starts below threshold, up 5

5

What is the staircase method?

Combination of ascending and descending trials to minimize listener's anticipation

6

Which method uses PI/psychometric function?

Constant stimuli

7

The threshold in constant stimuli method is measured in:

Percentage

8

What are the pros and cons of constant stimuli?

Pro: Accurate
Con: Lengthy

9

What are the pros and cons of the method of adjustment?

Pro: observer controls the stimulus
Con: bias

10

Magnitude scale:

No reference sound provided - is this sound loud or soft?