Stenger test

Sten·ger test

(sten'gĕr),
a test for detecting simulation of unilateral hearing impairment, in which a tone below the admitted threshold is presented to the test ear and a tone of lesser intensity is presented to the other ear. If the subject is feigning a hearing loss, the lesser tone cannot be appreciated.

Stenger test

Neurology A functional test for used to differentiate feigned from true unilateral hearing loss–subthreshold intensity sounds are presented to either ear in succession