Spondees, NU-6, Connected Discourse (M)

This product consists of a recording of Spondees, NU-6 Form A (Lists 1-4), and Connected Discourse (male talker).

The Spondees is a speech threshold (speech reception threshold-SRT) recording. The Spondees, also known as CID W-1, are two-syllable words with equal stress on each syllable, which are employed to obtain thresholds for speech. There are two randomizations of 36 spondaic words spoken without a carrier phrase for adults. The median speech reception threshold (SRT) for normal listeners is 20 dB SPL (0dBHL).

The Northwestern University Auditory Test Number Six (NU-6) Form A is a phonetically balanced word recognition test that employs CNC words. The talker has a General American dialect. The articulation function is approximately 4% /dB. There are four lists of 50 words each (200 words total).

Connected Discourse, also known as cold running speech, can be used to determine Most Comfortable Level-Uncomfortable Level (MCL-UCL). This recording is a single male talker reading “Dissertation on a Roast Pig” by Charles Lamb in a monotonic voice.

The Spondees, NU-6 Form A, Connected Discourse (male talker) includes a) audio recording and b) printed word lists. This product does not include instructions, normative data, or pictures. It is assumed that purchasers of Auditec’s auditory tests are well trained in the use, purpose, and interpretation of basic tests. Available from Auditec, Inc. Call 1-800-669-9065 (from US) or 314-416-1050 (outside the US) to order. FREE shipping to contiguous US locations.

Spondees, NU-6, Connected Discourse (male talker) Item 193; Price $110.00 + S&H*
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