visual reinforcement audiometry


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visual reinforcement audiometry

A method of testing the hearing of children under 3 in which the child is rewarded when he or she looks toward a sound source.
See also: audiometry
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Infant thresholds with enhanced attention to the signal in visual reinforcement audiometry. Journal of Speech & Hearing Research, 31(3), 480-484.
= program directors; BOA = behavioral observation audiometry; OAE = otoacoustic emissions; CAP = central auditory processing; ABR = auditory brainstem responses; VRA = visual reinforcement audiometry; CPA = conditioned play audiometry.
Infants and children from six months to two years of age are tested with a technique known as visual reinforcement audiometry In this test, the child is exposed to animated toys that appear in a window as sounds are presented through a speaker or earphones.