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Selected Publications

... of the audiology research group (Prof. Meister)

Meister H, Rählmann S, Walger M. Low background noise increases cognitive load
in older adults listening to competing speech. J Acoust Soc Am. 2018
Nov;144(5):EL417. doi: 10.1121/1.5078953.

 

Meister H, Rählmann S, Lemke U, Besser J. Verbal Response Times as a Potential
Indicator of Cognitive Load During Conventional Speech Audiometry With Matrix
Sentences. Trends Hear. 2018 Jan-Dec;22:2331216518793255. doi:
10.1177/2331216518793255.

 

Schreitmüller S, Frenken M, Bentz L, Ortmann M, Walger M, Meister H.
Validating a Method to Assess Lipreading, Audiovisual Gain, and Integration
During Speech Reception With Cochlear-Implanted and Normal-Hearing Subjects Using
a Talking Head. Ear Hear. 2017 Oct 24. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000502. [Epub
ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29068860.


Rählmann S, Meis M, Schulte M, Kießling J, Walger M, Meister H. Assessment of
hearing aid algorithms using a master hearing aid: the influence of hearing aid
experience on the relationship between speech recognition and cognitive capacity.
Int J Audiol. 2017 Apr 27:1-7. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2017.1319079. [Epub ahead of
print] PubMed PMID: 28449597.


Rählmann S, Meister H. Speech audiometric assessment of informational masking.
HNO. 2017 Feb 21. doi: 10.1007/s00106-016-0305-9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
PMID: 28224173.


Huber R, Bisitz T, Gerkmann T, Kiessling J, Meister H, Kollmeier B. Comparison
of single-microphone noise reduction schemes: can hearing impaired listeners tell
the difference? Int J Audiol. 2017 Jan 23:1-7. doi:
10.1080/14992027.2017.1279758. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 28112001.


Meis M, Huber R, Fischer RL, Schulte M, Spilski J, Meister H. Development and
psychometric properties of the sound preference and hearing habits questionnaire
(SP-HHQ). Int J Audiol. 2016 Nov 22:1-12. doi: 10.1080/14992027.2016.1248795.
[Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 27875658.


Meister H. Speech audiometry, speech perception, and cognitive functions :
English version. HNO. 2017 Jan;65(Suppl 1):1-4. doi: 10.1007/s00106-016-0250-7.
Review. PubMed PMID: 27695891.

Meister H, Fuersen K, Schreitmueller S, Walger M. Effect of acoustic fine
structure cues on the recognition of auditory-only and audiovisual speech. J
Acoust Soc Am. 2016 Jun;139(6):3116. doi: 10.1121/1.4953022. PubMed PMID:
27369134.


Meister H, Fürsen K, Streicher B, Lang-Roth R, Walger M. The Use of Voice Cues
for Speaker Gender Recognition in Cochlear Implant Recipients. J Speech Lang Hear
Res. 2016 Jun 1;59(3):546-56. doi: 10.1044/2015_JSLHR-H-15-0128. PubMed PMID:
27135985.

 

Meister H, Schreitmüller S, Ortmann M, Rählmann S, Walger M. Effects of
Hearing Loss and Cognitive Load on Speech Recognition with Competing Talkers.
Front Psychol. 2016 Mar 4;7:301. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00301. eCollection 2016.
PubMed PMID: 26973585; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4777916.


Meister H, Keilmann A, Leonhard K, Streicher B, Müller L, Lang-Roth R.
Real-World Verbal Communication Performance of Children Provided With Cochlear
Implants or Hearing Aids. Otol Neurotol. 2015 Jul;36(6):1023-8. doi:
10.1097/MAO.0000000000000746. PubMed PMID: 25811350.


Meister H, Rählmann S, Walger M, Margolf-Hackl S, Kießling J. Hearing aid
fitting in older persons with hearing impairment: the influence of cognitive
function, age, and hearing loss on hearing aid benefit. Clin Interv Aging. 2015
Feb 10;10:435-43. doi: 10.2147/CIA.S77096. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID:
25709417; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4330028.


Meister H, Grugel L, Meis M. Intention to use hearing aids: a survey based on
the theory of planned behavior. Patient Prefer Adherence. 2014 Sep 17;8:1265-75.
doi: 10.2147/PPA.S65008. eCollection 2014. PubMed PMID: 25258520; PubMed Central
PMCID: PMC4172200.

 

Carroll R, Meis M, Schulte M, Vormann M, Kießling J, Meister H. Development
of a German reading span test with dual task design for application in cognitive
hearing research. Int J Audiol. 2015 Feb;54(2):136-41. doi:
10.3109/14992027.2014.952458. Epub 2014 Sep 8. PubMed PMID: 25195607.


Pyschny V, Landwehr M, Hahn M, Lang-Roth R, Walger M, Meister H. Head shadow,
squelch, and summation effects with an energetic or informational masker in
bilateral and bimodal CI users. J Speech Lang Hear Res. 2014 Oct;57(5):1942-60.
doi: 10.1044/2014_JSLHR-H-13-0144. PubMed PMID: 24825129.


Meister H, Landwehr M, Lang-Roth R, Streicher B, Walger M. Examination of
spectral timbre cues and musical instrument identification in cochlear implant
recipients. Cochlear Implants Int. 2014 Mar;15(2):78-86. doi:
10.1179/1754762813Y.0000000059. Epub 2014 Jan 3. PubMed PMID: 24597635.


Meister H, Schreitmüller S, Grugel L, Beutner D, Walger M, Meister I.
Examining speech perception in noise and cognitive functions in the elderly. Am J
Audiol. 2013 Dec;22(2):310-2. doi: 10.1044/1059-0889(2012/12-0067). PubMed PMID:
24018577.


Landwehr M, Fürstenberg D, Walger M, von Wedel H, Meister H. Effects of
various electrode configurations on music perception, intonation and speaker
gender identification. Cochlear Implants Int. 2014 Jan;15(1):27-35. doi:
10.1179/1754762813Y.0000000037. Epub 2013 Nov 25. PubMed PMID: 23684531.


Schreitmüller S, von Wedel H, Walger M, Meister H. [Examination of signals
for tinnitus sound therapy. Effects of signal dynamics on sound acceptance and
tinnitus masking]. HNO. 2013 Jan;61(1):38-45. doi: 10.1007/s00106-012-2642-7.
German. PubMed PMID: 23272323.


Meister H, Schreitmüller S, Grugel L, Ortmann M, Beutner D, Walger M, Meister
IG. Cognitive resources related to speech recognition with a competing talker in
young and older listeners. Neuroscience. 2013 Mar 1;232:74-82. doi:
10.1016/j.neuroscience.2012.12.006. Epub 2012 Dec 13. PubMed PMID: 23246616.


Meister H, Grugel L, Meis M, Kiessling J. Use of self-assessment inventories
in hearing-aid provision: German versions of ECHO and SADL. Int J Audiol. 2012
Feb;51(2):135-42. doi: 10.3109/14992027.2011.605804. Epub 2011 Sep 13. PubMed
PMID: 21910649.


Meister H, Landwehr M, Pyschny V, Grugel L, Walger M. Use of intonation
contours for speech recognition in noise by cochlear implant recipients. J Acoust
Soc Am. 2011 May;129(5):EL204-9. doi: 10.1121/1.3574501. PubMed PMID: 21568376.


Meister H, Schreitmüller S, Grugel L, Landwehr M, von Wedel H, Walger M,
Meister I. [Examination of speech perception and cognitive functioning in the
elderly]. HNO. 2011 Jul;59(7):689-95. doi: 10.1007/s00106-011-2262-7. German.
PubMed PMID: 21509624.


Pyschny V, Landwehr M, Hahn M, Walger M, von Wedel H, Meister H. Bimodal
hearing and speech perception with a competing talker. J Speech Lang Hear Res.
2011 Oct;54(5):1400-15. doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2011/10-0210). Epub 2011 Apr 15.
PubMed PMID: 21498577.


Grugel L, Streicher B, Lang-Roth R, Walger M, Meister H. Measuring
communicative performance with the German version of the FAPCI-instrument:
normative data and longitudinal results. Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol. 2011
Apr;75(4):543-8. doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2011.01.014. Epub 2011 Feb 5. PubMed PMID:
21296429.


Meister H, Landwehr M, Pyschny V, Wagner P, Walger M. The perception of
sentence stress in cochlear implant recipients. Ear Hear. 2011
Jul-Aug;32(4):459-67. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0b013e3182064882. PubMed PMID: 21187749.


Meister H, Grugel L, Walger M, von Wedel H, Meis M. Utility and importance of
hearing-aid features assessed by hearing-aid acousticians. Trends Amplif. 2010
Sep;14(3):155-63. doi: 10.1177/1084713810385713. PubMed PMID: 21109550; PubMed
Central PMCID: PMC4111467.

 

Pyschny V, Landwehr M, Walger M, von Wedel H, Meister H. [Examining
informational masking in cochlear implant users]. HNO. 2009 Jul;57(7):671-7. doi:
10.1007/s00106-008-1747-5. German. PubMed PMID: 19517083.


Grugel L, Streicher B, Lang-Roth R, Walger M, von Wedel H, Meister H.
[Development of a German version of the Functioning After Pediatric Cochlear
Implantation (FAPCI) questionnaire]. HNO. 2009 Jul;57(7):678-84. doi:
10.1007/s00106-008-1825-8. German. PubMed PMID: 19517081.


Meister H, Landwehr M, Pyschny V, Walger M, von Wedel H. The perception of
prosody and speaker gender in normal-hearing listeners and cochlear implant
recipients. Int J Audiol. 2009 Jan;48(1):38-48. doi: 10.1080/14992020802293539.
PubMed PMID: 19173112.


Meister H, Walger M, Brehmer D, von Wedel UC, von Wedel H. The relationship
between pre-fitting expectations and willingness to use hearing aids. Int J
Audiol. 2008 Apr;47(4):153-9. doi: 10.1080/14992020701843111. PubMed PMID:
18389410.


Meister H, Pyschny V, Landwehr M, Wagner P, Walger M, von Wedel H.
[Conception and realisation of a prosody test battery]. HNO. 2008
Mar;56(3):340-8. German. PubMed PMID: 17579822.


Meister H, Tepeli D, Wagner P, Hess W, Walger M, von Wedel H, Lang-Roth R.
[Experiments on prosody perception with cochlear implants]. HNO. 2007
Apr;55(4):264-70. German. PubMed PMID: 17004071.


Musa-Shufani S, Walger M, von Wedel H, Meister H. Influence of dynamic
compression on directional hearing in the horizontal plane. Ear Hear. 2006
Jun;27(3):279-85. PubMed PMID: 16672796.


Meister H, Klüser H, v Wedel H, Walger M. [A measurement system for assessing
binaural masking level difference (BMLD) in children]. HNO. 2005
Aug;53(8):695-700. German. PubMed PMID: 15682342.


Meister H, von Wedel H, Walger M. Psychometric evaluation of children with
suspected auditory processing disorders (APDs) using a parent-answered survey.
Int J Audiol. 2004 Sep;43(8):431-7. PubMed PMID: 15643735.


Meister H, Lausberg I, Kiessling J, von Wedel H, Walger M. Detecting
components of hearing aid fitting using a self-assessment-inventory. Eur Arch
Otorhinolaryngol. 2005 Jul;262(7):580-6. Epub 2004 Dec 9. PubMed PMID: 15592858.


Meister H, Lausberg I, von Wedel H, Walger M. [Identifying factors before the
provision of hearing aids. Results from a pilot study]. HNO. 2004
Sep;52(9):790-7. German. PubMed PMID: 15372170.


Meister H, von Wedel H. Demands on hearing aid features--special signal
processing for elderly users? Int J Audiol. 2003 Jul;42 Suppl 2:2S58-62. PubMed
PMID: 12918630.


Meister H, Lausberg I, Kiessling J, von Wedel H, Walger M. Modeling
relationships between various domains of hearing aid provision. Audiol Neurootol.
2003 May-Jun;8(3):153-65. PubMed PMID: 12679626.


Meister H, Lausberg I, Kiessling J, von Wedel H, Walger M. Identifying the
needs of elderly, hearing-impaired persons: the importance and utility of hearing
aid attributes. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol. 2002 Nov;259(10):531-4. Epub 2002 Jul
9. PubMed PMID: 12434187.


Meister H, Lausberg I, Kiessling J, Walger M, von Wedel H. Determining the
importance of fundamental hearing aid attributes. Otol Neurotol. 2002
Jul;23(4):457-62. PubMed PMID: 12170145.