Articles

 

Wu, Y.H., Stangl, E., Chipara, O., Hasan, S.S., DeVries, S., & Oleson, J. (2019). Efficay and effectiveness of advanced hearing aid directional and noise reduction technologies for older adults with mild to moderate hearing loss. Ear and Hearing, 40(4), 805-822. Abstract available here.

 

Kawaguchi, L., Wu, Y.H., & Miller, C.W. (2019). The effects of amplification on listening self-efficacy in adults with sensorineural hearing loss. American Journal of Audiology, 1-11. Full text available here.

 

Miller, C.W., Bernstein, J.G.W., Zhang, X., Wu, Y.H. Bentler, R.A. & Tremblay, K. (2018). The effects of static and moving spectral ripple sensitivity on unaided and aided speech perception in noise. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 61(12), 3113-3126. Abstract available here.

 

Brody, L., Wu, Y.H. & Stangl, E. (2018). A comparison of personal sound amplification products and hearing aids in ecologically relevant test environments. American Journal of Audiology, 27(4), 581-593. Abstract available here.

 

Klein, K.E., Wu, Y.H., Stangl, E., Bentler, R.A. (2018). Using a digital language processor to quantify the auditory environment and the effect of hearing aids for adults with hearing loss. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 29(4), 279-291.  Full text available here.

 

Wu, Y.H, Stangl, E., Chipara, O., Hasan, S.S., Welhaven, A., Oleson, J. (2018). Characteristics of real-world signal to noise ratios and speech listening situations of older adults with mild to moderate hearing loss. Ear and Hearing, 39(2), 293-304. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y.H., Dumanch, K., Stangl, E., Miller, C., Tremblay, K., Bentler, R.A. (2017). Is the device-oriented subjective outcome (DOSO) independent of personality? Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. 28(10), 932-940. Full text available here.

 

Perreau, A.E., Wu, Y.H., Tatge, B., Irwin, D., Corts, D. (2017). Listening effort measures in adults with normal hearing and cochlear implants. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 28(8), 685-697. Abstract available here.

 

Miller, C.W., Stewart, E.K., Wu, Y.H., Bishop, C., Bentler, R.A., Tremblay K. (2017). Working memory and speech recognition in noise under ecologically relevant listening conditions: Effects of visual cues and noise type among adults with hearing loss. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 60(8), 2310-2330. Full text available here.

 

Miller, C.W., Bentler, R.A., Wu, Y.H., Lewis, J., Tremblay, K. (2017). Output signal-to-noise ratio and speech perception in noise: Effect of algorithm. International Journal of Audiology, 56(8), 568-579. Abstract available here.

 

Wu,. Y.H., Stangl, E., Zhang, X., Perkins, J., Eilers, E. (2016). Psychometric functions of dual-task paradigms for measuring listening effort. Ear and Hearing, 37(6), 660-670. Full text available here.

 

Wu, Y.H., Ho, H.C., Brummet, R.B., Chipara, O. (2016). Predicting three-month and 12-month post-fitting real-world hearing aid outcome using pre-fitting acceptable noise level (ANL). International Journal of Audiology. 55(5), 285-294. Full text available here.

 

Wu, Y.K., Stangl, E., Zhang, X., Bentler, R.A. (2015). Construct validity of the ecological momentary assessment in audiology research. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 26(10), 872-884. Full Text here.

 

Silberer, A.B., Bentler, R.A., Wu, Y.H. (2015). The importance of high-frequency audibility with and without visual cues on speech recognition for listeners with normal hearing. International Journal of Audiology, 54(11), 865-872. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., Stangl, E., Pang, C., & Zhang, X, Y. (2014). The effect of audiovisual and binaural listening on acceptable noise level (ANL): Establishing an ANL conceptual model. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 25, 141-153. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., Aksan, N., Rizzo, M., Stangl, E., Zhang, X., & Bentler, R. A. (2014). Measuring listening ef-fort: driving simulator versus simple dual-task paradigm. Ear and Hearing, 35, 623-632. Full text available here.

 

Hasan, S.S., Chipara, O., Wu, Y. H., & N. Aksan (2014). Evaluating auditory contexts and their impacts on hearing aid outcomes with mobile phones. Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare, 126-133. Full text available here.

 

Hasan, S.S., Lai, F., Chipara, O., & Wu, Y. H. (2013). AudioSense: Enabling Real-time Evaluation of Hearing Aid Technology In-Situ. International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems (CBMS), 143-148. Full text available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., Stangl, E., Bentler, R. A., & Stanziola, R. W. (2013) The effect of hearing aid technologies on listening in an automobile. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 24, 474-485. Full text available here.

 

Ho, C.H., Wu, Y. H., Hsiao, S.H., & Zhang, X. (2013). Acceptable Noise Level (ANL) and real-world hearing aid success in Taiwanese Listeners. International Journal of Audiology, 52, 762-770. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., Stangl, E., & Bentler, R. A. (2013). Hearing aid users’ voices: A factor that could affect directional benefit. International Journal of Audiology, 52, 789-794. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., & Stangl, E. (2013). The Effect of Hearing Aid Signal Processing Schemes on Acceptable Noise Levels: Perception and Prediction. Ear and Hearing, 34, 333-341. Abstract available here.

 

Ho, C.H., Wu, Y. H., Hsiao, S.H., Stangl, E., Lentz, E., & Bentler, R. A. (2013) The equivalence of acceptable noise level (ANL) with English, Mandarin, and non-semantic speech: A study across the U.S. and Taiwan. International Journal of Audiology, 52, 83-91. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., & Bentler, R. A. (2012). The effect of reverberation on audio-visual directional microphone benefit: Perception and prediction. Ear and Hearing, 33, 604-614. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., & Bentler, R. A. (2012). Do older adults have social lifestyles that place fewer demands on hearing? Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 23, 697-711. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., & Bentler, R. A. (2012). Clinical measures of directivity: the assumption, accuracy, and reliability. Ear and Hearing, 33, 44-56. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., & Bentler, R. A. (2011). A method to measure hearing aid directivity index and polar pattern in small and reverberant enclosures, International Journal of Audiology, 50, 405-416. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., & Bentler, R. A. (2010a). Impact of visual cues on directional benefit and preference: Part 1 - laboratory tests. Ear and Hearing, 31, 22-34. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., & Bentler, R. A. (2010b). Impact of visual cues on directional benefit and preference: Part 2 - field tests. Ear and Hearing, 31, 35-46. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H. (2010). The effect of age on directional microphone hearing aid benefit and preference. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 21, 78-89. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., & Bentler, R. A. (2009). Using a signal cancellation technique involving impulse response to assess directivity of hearing aids. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 126, 3214-3226. Abstract available here.

 

Bentler, R. A., Wu, Y. H., Kettel, J., & Hurtig, R. (2008). Digital Noise Reduction: Outcomes from laboratory and field studies. International Journal of Audiology, 47, 447-460. Abstract available here.

 

Wu, Y. H., & Bentler, R. A. (2007). Using a signal cancellation technique to assess adaptive directivity of hearing aids. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 122, 496-511. Abstract available here.

 

Posters

 

Urbanski, D.P. & Wu, Y.H. (2019). PDF iconUser's preferred gain-frequency responses in an OTC fitting paradigm. Poster presented at: The Academy Research Conference (ARC) of the Annual Conference of the American Acedemy of Audiology, Columbus, OH.

 

Jensen, J., Vyas, D., Hossain, K., Garudari, H., Chipara, O. & Wu, Y.H. (2019). PDF iconEnabling automatic in-field hearing aid optimization. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Urbanski, D.P. & Wu, Y.H., Hernandez, H. & Oleson, J. (2019). PDF iconToward a new evidence-based fitting paradigm for OTC Hearing Aids. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Urbanski, D.P. & Wu, Y.H. (2019). PDF iconDevelopment of evidence-based gain-frequency responses for preconfigured OTC hearing aids. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Venkitakrishnan, S., Giuliani, N, & Wu, Y.H. (2019). PDF iconFacial expression as an indicator of listening difficulty. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Jorgensen, E., Wu, Y.H., Chipara, O., Oleson, J. (2018). PDF iconTemporal stability of auditory ecology among adult hearing aid users. Poster presented at: The 10th biennial International Hearing Aid Research Conference, Tahoe City, CA.

 

Pentony, S., Xu,  J., Wu, Y.H., Galster, J. (2018). PDF iconUsing Ecological Momentary Assessment in Audiology Research: The Participants' Perspective. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

Hone, G., Miller, C., Lee, M., Wu, Y.H., Bentler, R.A., & Tremblay, K (2018). PDF iconLinking Signal-to-Noise Ratio to Hearing Aid Success. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Kawaguchi, L., Miller, C., Wu, Y.H., & Bentler, R.A. (2018). PDF iconThe Effects of Amplification on Listening Self-Efficacy in Hearing Aid Users. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Kim, S., Wu, Y.H., Xu, J., Galster, J., Pentony, S., & Chipara, O. (2018) PDF iconRelationship between automatic behavior of directional microphone and listening effort. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Brody, L., Wu, Y.H., & Stangl, E. (2017). PDF iconComparison of hearing aids and PSAPs in ecologically relevant situations. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society , Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Hidedohrn, C., Miller, C., Wu, Y.H., Bentler, R.A., & Tremblay, K. (2017).PDF icon Defining hearing aid success for adults: A comparison of three models. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Indianapolis, IN.

 

Osborne, S., Miller, C., Tremblay, K., Saunders, G., Wu, Y.H., & Bentler, R.A. (2017).PDF icon Accurate estimation of abilities to understand speech in noise: Effects of personality. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Indianapolis, IN

 

Tatge, B., Walker, E., & Wu, Y.H. (2017). Fixed-Level vs Fixed-Performance Dual Task Procedures to Evaluate Listening Effort in Children. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Indianapolis, IN.

 

Smith, M., Lee, M., Miller, C., Tremblay, K., Wu., Y.H., & Bentler, R.A. (2017). PDF iconAre Variations in Speech-In-Noise Thresholds Related to Central Inhibitory Function? Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Indianapolis, IN.

 

Stangl, E., Wu, Y.H., Miller, C., Tremblay, K., & Bentler, R. (2017). PDF iconSelf-reported listening predicts real-world amplification outcomes. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Bailey, K., Wu, Y.H., & Nelson, H. (2016).PDF icon The Effect and Interaction of Hearing Aid Technologies on Listening Effort. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Chicago, IL.

 

Dumanch, K., Wu, Y.H., Stangl, E., Bentler, R.A., Miller, C., Bishop, C., & Tremblay, K. (2016). PDF iconIs the Device-Oriented Subjective Outcome (DOSO) Independent of Personality? Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Kim, S., Wu, H.S., Bentler, R.A., Miller, C., Bishop, C., & Tremblay, K. (2016). PDF iconContribution of Aided Audibility to Real-world Hearing Aid Outcomes.  Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

McSorely, S., Wu, Y.H., & Stangl, E. (2016). PDF iconUsing a more ecologically valid test to measure hearing aid outcomes. Poster presented at: The Spring Undergraduate Research Festival, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

 

Trapp, K., Miller, C., Bishop, C., Lee, M., Wu, Y.H., Bentler, R.A., & Tremblay, K. (2016). PDF iconPredicting hearing aid success from characteristics of the psychometric function for speech perception in noise. Poster presented at: The 8th biennial International Hearing Aid Research Conference, Tahoe City, CA.

 

Eilers, E., Wu, Y.H., Stangl, E. & Bentler, R.A. (2015). PDF iconListening Effort: Psychometric Functions of Dual-Task Paradigms. Poster presented at: Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

 

Haverkamp ,T., Wu, Y.H., & Stangl, E. (2015). PDF iconList Equivalency in the Measurement of Listening Effort: Use of SPIN Lists in a Dual-Task Paradigm. Poster presented at: Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

 

Klein, K., Wu, Y.H., & Bentler, R.A. (2015). PDF iconTV & Speech Levels as Objective Real-World Hearing Aid Outcome Measures. Poster presented at: Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Denver, CO.

 

Klein, K., Bentler, R.A., & Wu, Y.H. (2015). PDF iconUse of LENA to quantify hearing aid outcomes. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Wu, Y.H., & Stangl, E. (2015).PDF icon Is the ecological momentary assessment a valid methodology in audiology? Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Kim, S., Wu, Y.H. & Stangl, E. (2014). PDF iconMeasuring Listening Effort: Adaptive testing procedure for a dual-task paradigm. Poster presented at: The Spring Undergraduate Research Festival, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

 

Perkins, J., Wu, Y.H., & Stangl, E. (2014). PDF iconMeasuring Listening Effort: The paradoxical effect of noise on listening effort. Poster presented at: The Spring Undergraduate Research Festival, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

 

Perreau, A., Wu, Y.H., McFarlin & Turner, C. (2014). Comparison of Front-Back Sound Localization Accuracy Among ITC and BTE Hearing Aids. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.

 

Silberer, A.B., Bentler, R.A., & Wu, Y.H. (2014). PDF iconImportance of high frequency audibility on speech recognition with and without visual cues in listeners with normal hearing. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Wu, Y.H., Stangl, E., & Perkins, J. (2014). PDF iconNew insight regarding psychometric functions of dual-task paradigms. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Stone, C., Wu, Y.H., Stangl, E., & Bahr, A. (2013). The effect of compression time constant on speech recognition. Poster presented at: The Spring Undergraduate Research Festival, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

 

Hartling, C., Wu, Y.H., & Bentler, R.A. (2012). PDF iconHearing aid algorithm stability: Hagerman’s phase-inversion technique. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Miller, C., Wu, Y.H., & Bentler, R.A. (2012). PDF iconThe potential for using Hagerman’s phase-inversion technique with individual fittings. Poster presented at: The 7th biennial International Hearing Aid Research Conference, Tahoe City, CA.

 

Miller, C., Bentler, R.A., Tremblay, & Wu, Y.H. (2012). PDF iconThe relationship between the Hagerman-derived signal-to-noise ratio and speech perception. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Pang, C.W., Wu, Y.H., Bentler, R.A. & Stangl, E. (2012). The effect of audiovisual and binaural listening on Acceptable Noise Level (ANL) judgment. Poster presented at: The Spring Undergraduate Research Festival, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

 

Stangl, E., Wu, Y.H., Stanziola, R.W., & Bentler, R.A. (2012). PDF iconThe effect of hearing aid technologies on listening in an automobile. Poster presented at: The 7th biennial International Hearing Aid Research Conference, Tahoe City, CA.

 

Stanziola, R.W., Wu, Y.H., Stangl, E. & Bentler, R.A. (2012). PDF iconThe effect of hearing aid technologies on speech recognition in cars. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Boston, MA.

 

Bentler, R.A., Cole, B. & Wu, Y.H. (2011). PDF iconDeriving an audibility index for frequency-lowered hearing aids. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Bentler, R.A., Kirby, B., Stiles, D., Perk, K., Wu, Y.H., & Challuper, J. (2010). Impact of digital noise reduction on pediatric performance. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, San Diego, CA.

 

Bentler, R.A., Wu, Y.H., Hayes, D., Gay, P., & Stangl, E. (2010). Impact of user control versus traditional fitting on hearing aid outcomes. The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, San Diego, CA.

 

Bentler, R.A., Wu, Y.H., Tomblin, J.B. & Moeller, M.P. (2010). PDF iconAcoustic considerations in LENA protocols. Poster presented at: The First LENA Users Conference, Denver CO.

 

Wu, H.S., & Bentler, R.A. (2009). The effect of age on directional microphone hearing aid benefit and preference. Poster presented at: The Aging and Speech Communication: An International and Interdisciplinary Research Conference, Bloomington, IN.

 

Bentler, R.A. & Wu, Y.H. (2008).PDF icon Impact of visual cues on directional benefit and preference. Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.

 

Wu, Y.H., & Bentler, R.A. (2006). Using a signal cancellation technique with impulse responses to assess adaptive directivity of hearing aids. Poster presented at: The 5th biennial International Hearing Aid Research Conference, Tahoe City, CA.

 

Stiles, D., Wu, Y.H. & Bentler, R.A. (2005). Polar responses in adaptive directional hearing aids. Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Wu, Y.H. & Bentler, R.A. (2005). Using a signal cancellation technique to assess adaptive directivity of hearing aids.  Poster presented at: The Annual Convention of the American Academy of Audiology, Minneapolis, MN.

 

Wu, Y.H. & Bentler, R.A. (2004). New Norms for abbreviated profile of hearing aid benefit (APHAB)? Poster presented at: The Annual Conference of the American Auditory Society, Scottsdale, AZ.