PUBLICATIONS

ORCA-USA’s extensive research is available to all hearing healthcare professionals through many publications. The topics covered in our research with links to our recent articles can be found below.

Assistive devices
Ramsgaard J, Korhonen P, Kuk F. (2016) Wireless streaming: Sound quality comparison among MFi hearing aids. Hearing Review. 23:36–40. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2012) Hearing aids for children and adults with auditory processing disorders – thinking outside the box? AU Bankaitis’s Audiology Blog. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Lau C, Crose B, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2012) Efficacy of a wireless TV listening device. Hearing Review. 19:38–43. LINK:Full text

Crose B, Kuk F, Bindeballe H. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids: Part IV: interference. Hearing Review. 18:30–36. LINK:Full text

Kuk F et al. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids: Part II: Considerations in developing a new wireless platform. Hearing Review. 18:46–53. LINK:Full text

Auditory processing disorders
Kuk F. (2012) Hearing aids for children and adults with auditory processing disorders – thinking outside the box? AU Bankaitis’s Audiology Blog. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2011) Hearing aids for children with auditory processing disorders? Seminars in Hearing. 32:189–195. doi:10.1055/s-0031-1277241. LINK:Abstract
Auditory training

Kuk F, Crose B. (2015) Localization 102: Essential elements of a home based front-back localization training program. Hearing Review. 22:20–25. LINK:Full text

Seper E, Kuk F. (2015) Localization 103: Training CROS/BiCROS wearers left right localization. Hearing Review. 22:46–49. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Keenan DM, Lau C, Crose B, Schumacher J. (2014) Evaluation of a localization training program for hearing impaired listeners. Ear and Hearing. 35:652–666. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Keenan D. (2010) Frequency transposition: training is only half the story. Hearing Review. 17:38–46. LINK:Full text

Cognition

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) Using the Repeat-Recall Test to study factors affecting context use. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. (Accepted)

Kuk F, Seper E, Korhonen P. (2017) Audibility extender: using cognitive models for the design of a frequency lowering hearing aid. Hearing Review. 24:26–34. LINK:Full text 

Kuk F. (2017) Going Beyond – a testament of progressive innovation. Hearing Review. 24:3–21. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Hau O. (2017) Compression speed and cognition: A variable speed compressor for all. Hearing Review. 24:40–48. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Lau C, Seper E, Sonne M. (2016) Real world satisfaction with a hearing aid designed to enhance effortless hearing. Hearing Review. 23:40–48. LINK:Full text 

Kuk F, Schmidt E, Jessen A, Sonne M. (2015) New technology for effortless hearing: A “Unique” perspective. Hearing Review. 22:32–36. LINK:Full text

Compression

Korhonen P, Kuk F, Slugocki C, Davis-Ruperto N. (2021) Use of emotional and neutral speech in evaluating compression speeds. J Am Acad Audiol. 32(4):268-274. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F. (2020) Compression for clinicians. Hemanth, P, Arivudai Nambi, P, eds. India Speech and Hearing Association monograph. 2–25. LINK

Korhonen P, Kuk F, Slugocki C. (2019) A method to evaluate the effect of signal processing on the temporal envelope of speech. Hearing Review. 26:10–18. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2019) Amplitude compression. In: Damico, J, Ball, M, eds. Vol. 1, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders. SAGE Reference, pp. 94–99. LINK

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P, Seper E, Hau O. (2019) Evaluation of the efficacy of a dual variable speed compressor over a single fixed speed compressor. J Am Acad Audiol. 30:590–606. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P, Slugocki C. (2018) Preserving the temporal envelope in hearing aid processed sounds. Hearing Review. 25:40–44. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2018) Better speech-in-noise testing: Demonstration with dual variable speed compression. Hearing Review. 25:24–28. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2017) Going Beyond – a testament of progressive innovation. Hearing Review. 24:3–21. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Hau O. (2017) Compression speed and cognition: A variable speed compressor for all. Hearing Review. 24:40–48. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Lau C, Seper E, Sonne M. (2016) Real world satisfaction with a hearing aid designed to enhance effortless hearing. Hearing Review. 23:40–48. LINK:Full text

Korhonen P, Lau C, Kuk F, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2015) Effects of coordinated compression and pinna compensation features on horizontal localization performance in hearing aid users. J Am Acad Audiol. 26:080–092. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Lau C, Korhonen P, Crose B. (2015) Speech intelligibility benefits of hearing aids at various input levels. J Am Acad Audiol. 26:275–288. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Schmidt E, Jessen A, Sonne M. (2015) New technology for effortless hearing: A “Unique” perspective. Hearing Review. 22:32–36. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2014) Importance of sufficient output saturation sound pressure level at 90 dB (OSPL90) on hearing aids. In: Adult Audiology Casebook. New York: Thieme Publisher, pp. 218–221. LINK

Kuk F, Lau C, Korhonen P, Crose B. (2014) Evaluating hearing aid processing at high and very high input levels. Hearing Review. 21:32–37. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Andersen HP, Baekgaard L. (2012) Hearing aids for severe-to-profound hearing losses - Business as usual? Hearing Review. 19:38–42. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Crose B, et al. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids III: Audiological benefits. Hearing Review. 18:48–56. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Peeters H, Lau C, Korhonen P. (2011) Effect of maximum power output and noise reduction on speech recognition in noise. J Am Acad Audiol. 22:265–273. LINK:Abstract

CROS/BiCROS

Kuk F, Seper E, Lau C, Crose B, Korhonen P. (2015) Effects of training on the use of a manual microphone shutoff on a BiCROS device. J Am Acad Audiol. 26:478–493. LINK:Abstract

Seper E, Kuk F. (2015) Localization 103: Training CROS/BiCROS wearers left right localization. Hearing Review. 22:46–49. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2014) CROS your heart – renewed hope for people with asymmetric hearing losses. Hearing Review. 21:46–50. LINK:Full text

Earmold & Venting
Seper E, Kuk F. (2019) Hearing aid earmold. In: Damico, J, Ball, M, eds. Vol. 2, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders. SAGE Reference, pp. 840–842. LINK

Kuk F. (2012) In-situ thresholds for hearing aid fitting. Hearing Review. 19:26–29. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Andersen HP, Baekgaard L. (2012) Hearing aids for severe-to-profound hearing losses - Business as usual? Hearing Review. 19:38–42. LINK:Full text
Electrophysiology

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2022). Hemispheric asymmetry of the cortical auditory-evoked potential (CAEP) reflects aided processing and speech-in-noise performance of older listeners with a hearing loss. Ear Hear (second review).

Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2022) Split-processing in hearing aids reduces neural signatures of speech-in-noise listening effort. Hear Rev. 29(4):20-23. LINK:Full text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Ruperto N. (2021) Using the mismatch negativity (MMN) to evaluate split processing in hearing aids. Hear Rev. 28(10):20-23. LINK:Full text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2020) Effects of directional microphone and noise reduction on subcortical and cortical auditory-evoked potentials in older listeners with hearing loss. Ear & Hearing. 41:1282–1293. LINK:Abstract

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Ruperto N. (2020) Neural encoding of the stimulus envelope facilitated by Widex ZeroDelay technology. Hearing Review. 27:28–31. LINK:Full text
Feedback cancellation

Kuk F, Andersen HP, Baekgaard L. (2012) Hearing aids for severe-to-profound hearing losses - Business as usual? Hearing Review. 19:38–42. LINK:Full text

Kuk F et al. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids III: Audiological benefits. Hearing Review. 18:48–56. LINK:Full text

Fine tuning concepts

Kuk F. (2018) (三级)第三章 -  助聴器調試. In: 國家職業技能培訓教程-助聽器驗配師. People’s Republic of China: 中國勞動社會保障出版社.

Kuk F. (2013) Considerations in verifying frequency lowering. Hearing Review. 20:12–17. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Peeters H, Lau C, Korhonen P. (2011) Effect of maximum power output and noise reduction on speech recognition in noise. J Am Acad Audiol. 22:265–273. LINK:Abstract

Hearing aids for normal hearing

Kuk F. (2012) Hearing aids for children and adults with auditory processing disorders – thinking outside the box? AU Bankaitis’s Audiology Blog. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2011) Hearing aids for children with auditory processing disorders? Seminars in Hearing. 32:189–195. LINK:Abstract
High-frequency hearing loss

Lau C-C, Kuk F, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2014) Amplification for listeners with a moderately severe high-frequency hearing loss. J Am Acad Audiol. 25:562–575. LINK:Abstract

Peeters H, Lau C, Kuk F. (2011) Speech-in-noise potential of hearing aids with extended bandwidth. Hearing Review. 18:28–36. LINK:Full text

Linear frequency transposition

Kuk F, Seper E, Korhonen P. (2017) Audibility extender: using cognitive models for the design of a frequency lowering hearing aid. Hearing Review. 24:26–34. LINK:Full text

Lau C-C, Kuk F, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2014) Amplification for listeners with a moderately severe high-frequency hearing loss. J Am Acad Audiol. 25:562–575. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F. (2013) Considerations in verifying frequency lowering. Hearing Review. 20:12–17. LINK:Full text

Kuk F et al. (2010) Interpreting the efficacy of frequency lowering algorithms. Hearing Journal. 63:30–40. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Keenan D. (2010) Frequency transposition: training is only half the story. Hearing Review. 17:38–46. LINK:Full text

Localization

Korhonen P, Kuk F, Slugocki C, Ellis G. (2022) Low Processing Delay Preserves Natural Cues and Improves Spatial Perception in Hearing Aids. Hear Review, 20-24, June 2022.

Korhonen P, Lau C, Kuk F, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2015) Effects of coordinated compression and pinna compensation features on horizontal localization performance in hearing aid users. J Am Acad Audiol. 26:080–092. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Crose B. (2015) Localization 102: Essential elements of a home based front-back localization training program. Hearing Review. 22:20–25. LINK:Full text

Seper E, Kuk F. (2015) Localization 103: Training CROS/BiCROS wearers left right localization. Hearing Review. 22:46–49. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Keenan DM, Lau C, Crose B, Schumacher J. (2014) Evaluation of a localization training program for hearing impaired listeners. Ear and Hearing. 35:652–666. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2014) Localization 101: hearing aid factors in localization. Hearing Review. 21:26–33. LINK:Full text

Korhonen P. (2013) Horizontal localization with pinna compensation algorithm and inter-ear coordinated dynamic-range compression. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research. 4:263–270. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P, Lau C, Keenan D, Norgaard M. (2013) Evaluation of a pinna compensation algorithm for sound localization and speech perception in noise. Am J Audiol. 22:84–93. LINK:Abstract

Microphone

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Ruperto N, Korhonen P. (2022). Measuring the effect of adaptive directionality and split processing on noise acceptance at multiple input levels. Int J Audiol. (second review)

Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2022) Split-processing in hearing aids reduces neural signatures of speech-in-noise listening effort. Hear Rev. 29(4):20-23. LINK:Full text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Ruperto N. (2021) Using the mismatch negativity (MMN) to evaluate split processing in hearing aids. Hear Rev. 28(10):20-23. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Ruperto N, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) Efficacy of directional microphone in open fitting under realistic signal-to-noise ratio using Widex MOMENT hearing aids. Hearing Review. 27:20–23. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) An integrative evaluation of the efficacy of a directional microphone and noise-reduction algorithm under realistic signal-to-noise ratios. J Am Acad Audiol. 31:262–270. LINK:Abstract

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2020) Effects of directional microphone and noise reduction on subcortical and cortical auditory-evoked potentials in older listeners with hearing loss. Ear & Hearing. 41:1282–1293. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2018) Using Tracking of Noise Tolerance (TNT) as an outcome measure for hearing aids. Hearing Review. 25:16–23. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2017) Going Beyond – a testament of progressive innovation. Hearing Review. 24:3–21. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Seper E, Lau C-C, Korhonen P. (2017) Tracking of Noise Tolerance to measure hearing aid benefit. J Am Acad Audiol. 28:698–707. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Schmidt E, Jessen A, Sonne M. (2015) New technology for effortless hearing: A “Unique” perspective. Hearing Review. 22:32–36. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Seper E, Lau C, Crose B, Korhonen P. (2015) Effects of training on the use of a manual microphone shutoff on a BiCROS device. J Am Acad Audiol. 26:478–493. LINK:Abstract

Korhonen P. (2013) Horizontal localization with pinna compensation algorithm and inter-ear coordinated dynamic-range compression. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research. 4:263–270. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Keenan D. (2012) Efficacy of a reverse cardioid directional microphone. J Am Acad Audiol. 23:064–073. LINK:Abstract

Miscellaneous

Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2019) Distortion. In: Damico, J, Ball, M, eds. Vol. 2, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders. SAGE Reference, pp. 615–616. LINK

Kuk F. (2018) Michael Valente’s pride and joy. Canadian Audiologist. 5. LINK:Full text

Lau C, Kuk F. (2011) Enough is enough: A primer on power analysis in study designs. Hearing Journal. 64:30–39. LINK:Abstract

Noise reduction

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) An integrative evaluation of the efficacy of a directional microphone and noise-reduction algorithm under realistic signal-to-noise ratios. J Am Acad Audiol. 31:262–270. LINK:Abstract

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2020) Effects of directional microphone and noise reduction on subcortical and cortical auditory-evoked potentials in older listeners with hearing loss. Ear & Hearing. 41:1282–1293. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2018) Using Tracking of Noise Tolerance (TNT) as an outcome measure for hearing aids. Hearing Review. 25:16–23. LINK:Full text

Korhonen P, Kuk F, Seper E, Mørkebjerg M, Roikjer M. (2017) Evaluation of a wind noise attenuation algorithm on subjective annoyance and speech-in-wind performance. J Am Acad Audiol. 28:046–057. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F. (2017) Going Beyond – a testament of progressive innovation. Hearing Review. 24:3–21. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Seper E, Lau C-C, Korhonen P. (2017) Tracking of Noise Tolerance to measure hearing aid benefit. J Am Acad Audiol. 28:698–707. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Lau C, Seper E, Sonne M. (2016) Real world satisfaction with a hearing aid designed to enhance effortless hearing. Hearing Review. 23:40–48. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Lau C, Korhonen P, Crose B. (2015) Speech intelligibility benefits of hearing aids at various input levels. J Am Acad Audiol. 26:275–288. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Schmidt E, Jessen A, Sonne M. (2015) New technology for effortless hearing: A “Unique” perspective. Hearing Review. 22:32–36. LINK:Full text

Korhonen P et al. (2013) Effects of a transient noise reduction algorithm on speech understanding, subjective preference, and preferred gain. J Am Acad Audiol. 24:845–858. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Crose B, et al. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids III: Audiological benefits. Hearing Review. 18:48–56. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2011) Hearing aids for children with auditory processing disorders? Seminars in Hearing. 32:189–195. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Peeters H, Lau C, Korhonen P. (2011) Effect of maximum power output and noise reduction on speech recognition in noise. J Am Acad Audiol. 22:265–273. LINK:Abstract

Peeters H, Lau C, Kuk F. (2011) Speech-in-noise potential of hearing aids with extended bandwidth. Hearing Review. 18:28–36. LINK:Full text

Novel use of hearing instruments

Kuk F, Keenan D. (2012) Efficacy of a reverse cardioid directional microphone. J Am Acad Audiol. 23:064–073. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F. (2011) Hearing aids for children with auditory processing disorders? Seminars in Hearing. 32:189–195. LINK:Abstract

Pediatric

Kuk F. (2012) Hearing aids for children and adults with auditory processing disorders – thinking outside the box? AU Bankaitis’s Audiology Blog. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2011) Hearing aids for children with auditory processing disorders? Seminars in Hearing. 32:189–195. LINK:Abstract

Profound hearing loss

Kuk F, Andersen HP, Baekgaard L. (2012) Hearing aids for severe-to-profound hearing losses - Business as usual? Hearing Review. 19:38–42. LINK:Full text

RRT

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) An integrative evaluation of the efficacy of a directional microphone and noise-reduction algorithm under realistic signal-to-noise ratios. J Am Acad Audiol. 31:262–270. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) Using the Repeat-Recall Test to study factors affecting context use. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. (Accepted).

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Ruperto N, Korhonen P. (2020) Performance of normal-hearing listeners on the Repeat-Recall test in different noise configurations. International Journal of Audiology. 1–9. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P, Slugocki C, Ruperto N. (2019) How to use the Repeat-Recall Test (RRT) to increase hearing aid satisfaction. Hearing Review. 26:32–40. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P, Seper E, Hau O. (2019) Evaluation of the efficacy of a dual variable speed compressor over a single fixed speed compressor. J Am Acad Audiol. 30:590–606. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2018) Better speech-in-noise testing: Demonstration with dual variable speed compression. Hearing Review. 25:24–28. LINK:Full text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2018) Development and clinical applications of the ORCA Repeat and Recall Test (RRT). Hearing Review. 25:22–28. LINK:Full text

Signal processing

Korhonen P, Slugocki C, Taylor B. (2022) Study Reveals Signia Split Processing Significantly Improves the Signal-to-Noise Ratio. Audiology Online. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Ruperto N, Korhonen P. (2022).
Measuring the effect of adaptive directionality and split processing on noise acceptance at multiple input levels. Int J Audiol. (second review)

Kuk F, Slugocki C. (2021). Quantifying acoustic distortions from hearing aid group delays. WidexPress, February 2021, #44. LINK:Full Text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Ruperto N. (2021) Using the mismatch negativity (MMN) to evaluate split processing in hearing aids. Hear Rev. 28(10):20-23. LINK:Full text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Ruperto N. (2020) Neural encoding of the stimulus envelope facilitated by Widex ZeroDelay technology. Hearing Review. 27:28–31. LINK:Full text

Korhonen P, Kuk F, Slugocki C. (2019) A method to evaluate the effect of signal processing on the temporal envelope of speech. Hearing Review. 26:10–18. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2014) Importance of sufficient output saturation sound pressure level at 90 dB (OSPL90) on hearing aids. In: Adult Audiology Casebook. New York: Thieme Publisher, pp. 218–221. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Lau C, Korhonen P, Crose B. (2014) Evaluating hearing aid processing at high and very high input levels. Hearing Review. 21:32–37. LINK:Full text

Kuk F et al. (2010) Digital wireless hearing aids: Part 1: A primer. Hearing Review. 17:54–67. LINK:Full text

 

Speech tests

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) Using the Repeat-Recall Test to study factors affecting context use. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology. (Accepted).

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Ruperto N, Korhonen P. (2020) Performance of normal-hearing listeners on the Repeat-Recall test in different noise configurations. International Journal of Audiology. 1–9. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P, Slugocki C, Ruperto N. (2019) How to use the Repeat-Recall Test (RRT) to increase hearing aid satisfaction. Hearing Review. 26:32–40. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P, Seper E, Hau O. (2019) Evaluation of the efficacy of a dual variable speed compressor over a single fixed speed compressor. J Am Acad Audiol. 30:590–606. LINK:Abstract

Seper E, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Slugocki C. (2019) Tracking of noise tolerance to predict hearing aid satisfaction in loud noisy environments. J Am Acad Audiol. 30:302–314. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2018) Using Tracking of Noise Tolerance (TNT) as an outcome measure for hearing aids. Hearing Review. 25:16–23. LINK:Full text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2018) Development and clinical applications of the ORCA Repeat and Recall Test (RRT). Hearing Review. 25:22–28. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Seper E, Lau C-C, Korhonen P. (2017) Tracking of Noise Tolerance to measure hearing aid benefit. J Am Acad Audiol. 28:698–707. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F et al. (2010) Development of the ORCA Nonsense Syllable Test. Ear and Hearing. 31:779–795. LINK:Abstract

Tinnitus

Tyler RS, Deshpande AK, Lau CC, Kuk F. (2017) The effectiveness of the progression of Widex Zen Tinnitus Therapy: A pilot study. Am J Audiol. 26:283–292. LINK:Abstract

Sweetow R, Kuk F, Caprioli S. (2015) A controlled study on the effectiveness of fractal tones and Widex Zen Therapy on subjects with minimal need for amplification. Hearing Review. 22:30–36. LINK:Full text

Herzfeld M, Kuk F. (2011) A clinician’s experience with using fractal music for tinnitus management. Hearing Review. 18:53–56. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Peeters H, Lau C. (2010) The efficacy of fractal music employed in hearing aids for tinnitus management. Hearing Review. 17:34–46. LINK:Full text

TNT

Seper E, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Slugocki C. (2019) Tracking of noise tolerance to predict hearing aid satisfaction in loud noisy environments. J Am Acad Audiol. 30:302–314. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2018) Using Tracking of Noise Tolerance (TNT) as an outcome measure for hearing aids. Hearing Review. 25:16–23. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Seper E, Lau C-C, Korhonen P. (2017) Tracking of Noise Tolerance to measure hearing aid benefit. J Am Acad Audiol. 28:698–707. LINK:Abstract

Verification strategies

Kuk F. (2013) Considerations in verifying frequency lowering. Hearing Review. 20:12–17. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2012) In-situ thresholds for hearing aid fitting. Hearing Review. 19:26–29. LINK:Full text

Wireless technology

Ramsgaard J, Korhonen P, Kuk F. (2016) Wireless streaming: Sound quality comparison among MFi hearing aids. Hearing Review. 23:36–40. LINK:Full text

Korhonen P, Lau C, Kuk F, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2015) Effects of coordinated compression and pinna compensation features on horizontal localization performance in hearing aid users. J Am Acad Audiol. 26:080–092. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F. (2014) CROS your heart – renewed hope for people with asymmetric hearing losses. Hearing Review. 21:46–50. LINK:Full text

Korhonen P. (2013) Horizontal localization with pinna compensation algorithm and inter-ear coordinated dynamic-range compression. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research. 4:263–270. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Lau C, Crose B, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2012) Efficacy of a wireless TV listening device. Hearing Review. 19:38–43. LINK:Full text

Crose B, Kuk F, Bindeballe H. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids: Part IV: interference. Hearing Review. 18:30–36. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Crose B, et al. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids III: Audiological benefits. Hearing Review. 18:48–56. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Korhonen P, et al. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids: Part II: Considerations in developing a new wireless platform. Hearing Review. 18:46–53. LINK:Full text

Kuk F et al. (2010) Digital wireless hearing aids: Part 1: A primer. Hearing Review. 17:54–67. LINK:Full text

 

Publications by year

2022

Korhonen P, Kuk F, Slugocki C, Ellis G. (2022) Low processing delay preserves natural cues and improves spatial perception in hearing aids. Hear Review, 20-24, June 2022.

Korhonen P, Slugocki C, Taylor B. (2022) Study reveals Signia split processing significantly improves the signal-to-noise ratio. Audiology Online. LINK:Full text 

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Ruperto N,
Korhonen P. (2022) Measuring the effect of adaptive directionality and split processing on noise acceptance at multiple input levels. Int J Audiol. (second review).

Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2022) Split-processing in hearing aids reduces neural signatures of speech-in-noise listening effort. Hear Rev. 29(4):20-23. LINK:Full text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2022) Hemispheric asymmetry of the cortical auditory-evoked potential (CAEP) reflects aided processing and speech-in-noise performance of older listeners with a hearing loss. Ear Hear (second review).

Slugocki, C, Kuk, F, Korhonen, P. (2022) Alpha-band dynamics as a neural proxy for listening effort in hearing aid wearers performing the Repeat-Recall Test (RRT). Int J Audiol. (first review).

2021 

Korhonen P. (2021) Wind noise management in hearing aids. Semin Hear. 42(03): 248-259. LINK:Abstract

Korhonen P, Kuk F, Slugocki C, Davis-Ruperto N. (2021) Use of emotional and neutral speech in evaluating compression speeds. J Am Acad Audiol. 32(4):268-274. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Slugocki C. (2021). Quantifying acoustic distortions from hearing aid group delays. WidexPress, February 2021, #44. LINK:Full text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Ruperto N. (2021) Using the mismatch negativity (MMN) to evaluate split processing in hearing aids. Hear Review. 28(10):20-23. LINK:Full text


2020


Kuk F. (2020) Compression for clinicians. Hemanth, P, Arivudai Nambi, P, eds. India Speech and Hearing Association monograph. 2–25. LINK

Kuk F, Ruperto N, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) Efficacy of directional microphone in open fitting under realistic signal-to-noise ratio using Widex MOMENT hearing aids. Hearing Review. 27:20–23. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) An integrative evaluation of the efficacy of a directional microphone and noise-reduction algorithm under realistic signal-to-noise ratios. J Am Acad Audiol. 31:262–270. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2020) Using the Repeat-Recall Test to study factors affecting context use. J Am Acad Audiol. 31:771-780. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Ruperto N, Korhonen P. (2020) Performance of normal-hearing listeners on the Repeat-Recall test in different noise configurations. International Journal of Audiology. 1–9. LINK:Abstract 

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2020) Effects of directional microphone and noise reduction on subcortical and cortical auditory-evoked potentials in older listeners with hearing loss. Ear & Hearing. 41:1282–1293. LINK:Abstract

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Ruperto N. (2020) Neural encoding of the stimulus envelope facilitated by Widex ZeroDelay technology. Hearing Review. 27:28–31. LINK:Full text

2019

Korhonen P, Kuk F, Slugocki C. (2019) A method to evaluate the effect of signal processing on the temporal envelope of speech. Hearing Review. 26:10–18. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2019) Amplitude compression. In: Damico, J, Ball, M, eds. Vol. 1, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders. SAGE Reference, pp. 94–99. LINK

Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2019) Distortion. In: Damico, J, Ball, M, eds. Vol. 2, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders. SAGE Reference, pp. 615–616. LINK

Kuk F, Korhonen P, Slugocki C, Ruperto N. (2019) How to use the Repeat-Recall Test (RRT) to increase hearing aid satisfaction. Hearing Review. 26:32–40. LINK:Full text  

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P, Seper E, Hau O. (2019) Evaluation of the efficacy of a dual variable speed compressor over a single fixed speed compressor. J Am Acad Audiol. 30:590–606. LINK:Abstract

Seper E, Kuk F. (2019) Hearing aid earmold. In: Damico, J, Ball, M, eds. Vol. 2, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Human Communication Sciences and Disorders. SAGE Reference, pp. 840–842. LINK

Seper E, Kuk F, Korhonen P, Slugocki C. (2019) Tracking of noise tolerance to predict hearing aid satisfaction in loud noisy environments. J Am Acad Audiol. 30:302–314. LINK:Abstract


2018

Kuk F. (2018) Michael Valente’s pride and joy. Canadian Audiologist. 5. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2018) (三级)第三章 -  助聴器調試. In: 國家職業技能培訓教程-助聽器驗配師. People’s Republic of China: 中國勞動社會保障出版社. 

Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2018) Using Tracking of Noise Tolerance (TNT) as an outcome measure for hearing aids. Hearing Review. 25:16–23. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Korhonen P, Slugocki C. (2018) Preserving the temporal envelope in hearing aid processed sounds. Hearing Review. 25:40–44. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Slugocki C, Korhonen P. (2018) Better speech-in-noise testing: Demonstration with dual variable speed compression. Hearing Review. 25:24–28. LINK:Full text

Slugocki C, Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2018) Development and clinical applications of the ORCA Repeat and Recall Test (RRT). Hearing Review. 25:22–28. LINK:Full text

2017

Korhonen P, Kuk F, Seper E, Mørkebjerg M, Roikjer M. (2017) Evaluation of a wind noise attenuation algorithm on subjective annoyance and speech-in-wind performance. J Am Acad Audiol. 28:046–057. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F. (2017) Going Beyond – a testament of progressive innovation. Hearing Review. 24:3–21. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Hau O. (2017) Compression speed and cognition: A variable speed compressor for all. Hearing Review. 24:40–48. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Seper E, Korhonen P. (2017) Audibility extender: using cognitive models for the design of a frequency lowering hearing aid. Hearing Review. 24:26–34. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Seper E, Lau C-C, Korhonen P. (2017) Tracking of Noise Tolerance to measure hearing aid benefit. J Am Acad Audiol. 28:698–707. LINK:Abstract

Tyler RS, Deshpande AK, Lau CC, Kuk F. (2017) The effectiveness of the progression of Widex Zen Tinnitus Therapy: A pilot study. Am J Audiol. 26:283–292. LINK:Abstract


2016

Ramsgaard J, Korhonen P, Kuk F. (2016) Wireless streaming: Sound quality comparison among MFi hearing aids. Hearing Review. 2336–40. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Lau C, Seper E, Sonne M. (2016) Real world satisfaction with a hearing aid designed to enhance effortless hearing. Hearing Review. 23:40–48. LINK:Full text


2015

Korhonen P, Lau C, Kuk F, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2015) Effects of coordinated compression and pinna compensation features on horizontal localization performance in hearing aid users.J Am Acad Audiol. 26:080–092. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Crose B. (2015) Localization 102: Essential elements of a home based front-back localization training program. Hearing Review. 22:20–25. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Lau C, Korhonen P, Crose B. (2015) Speech intelligibility benefits of hearing aids at various input levels. J Am Acad Audiol. 26:275–288. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Schmidt E, Jessen A, Sonne M. (2015) New technology for effortless hearing: A “Unique” perspective. Hearing Review. 22:32–36. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Seper E, Lau C, Crose B, Korhonen P. (2015) Effects of training on the use of a manual microphone shutoff on a BiCROS device. J Am Acad Audiol. 26:478–493. LINK:Abstract

Seper E, Kuk F. (2015) Localization 103: Training CROS/BiCROS wearers left right localization. Hearing Review. 22:46–49. LINK:Full text

Sweetow R, Kuk F, Caprioli S. (2015) A controlled study on the effectiveness of fractal tones and Widex Zen Therapy on subjects with minimal need for amplification. Hearing Review. 22:30–36. LINK:Full text
  

2014

Kuk F. (2014) CROS your heart – renewed hope for people with asymmetric hearing losses. Hearing Review. 21:46–50. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2014) Importance of sufficient output saturation sound pressure level at 90 dB (OSPL90) on hearing aids. In: Adult Audiology Casebook. New York: Thieme Publisher, pp. 218–221. LINK

Kuk F, Keenan DM, Lau C, Crose B, Schumacher J. (2014) Evaluation of a localization training program for hearing impaired listeners. Ear and Hearing. 35:652–666. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Korhonen P. (2014) Localization 101: hearing aid factors in localization. Hearing Review. 21:26–33. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Lau C, Korhonen P, Crose B. (2014) Evaluating hearing aid processing at high and very high input levels. Hearing Review. 21:32–37. LINK:Full text

Lau C-C, Kuk F, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2014) Amplification for listeners with a moderately severe high-frequency hearing loss. J Am Acad Audiol. 25:562–575. LINK:Abstract


2013

Korhonen P. (2013) Horizontal localization with pinna compensation algorithm and inter-ear coordinated dynamic-range compression. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Auditory and Audiological Research. 4:263–270. LINK:Abstract

Korhonen P et al. (2013) Effects of a transient noise reduction algorithm on speech understanding, subjective preference, and preferred gain. J Am Acad Audiol. 24:845–858. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F. (2013) Considerations in verifying frequency lowering. Hearing Review. 20:12–17. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Korhonen P, Lau C, Keenan D, Norgaard M. (2013) Evaluation of a pinna compensation algorithm for sound localization and speech perception in noise. Am J Audiol. 22:84–93. LINK:Abstract


2012

Kuk F. (2012) In-situ thresholds for hearing aid fitting. Hearing Review. 19:26–29. LINK:Full text

Kuk F. (2012) Hearing aids for children and adults with auditory processing disorders – thinking outside the box? AU Bankaitis’s Audiology BlogLINK:Full text

Kuk F, Andersen HP, Baekgaard L. (2012) Hearing aids for severe-to-profound hearing losses - Business as usual? Hearing Review. 19:38–42. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Keenan D. (2012) Efficacy of a reverse cardioid directional microphone. J Am Acad Audiol. 23:064–073. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Lau C, Crose B, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2012) Efficacy of a wireless TV listening device. Hearing Review. 19:38–43. LINK:Full text


2011

Crose B, Kuk F, Bindeballe H. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids: Part IV: interference. Hearing Review. 18:30–36. LINK:Full text

Herzfeld M, Kuk F. (2011) A clinician’s experience with using fractal music for tinnitus management. Hearing Review. 18:53–56. LINK:Full text 

Kuk F. (2011) Hearing aids for children with auditory processing disorders? Seminars in Hearing. 32:189–195. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Crose B, et al. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids III: Audiological benefits. Hearing Review. 18:48–56. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Korhonen P, et al. (2011) Digital wireless hearing aids: Part II: Considerations in developing a new wireless platform. Hearing Review. 18:46–53. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Lau C, Crose B, Keenan D, Schumacher J. (2012) Efficacy of a wireless TV listening device. Hearing Review. 19:38–43. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Peeters H, Lau C, Korhonen P. (2011) Effect of maximum power output and noise reduction on speech recognition in noise. J Am Acad Audiol. 22:265–273. LINK:Abstract

Lau C, Kuk F. (2011) Enough is enough: A primer on power analysis in study designs. Hearing Journal. 64:30–39. LINK:Abstract

Peeters H, Lau C, Kuk F. (2011) Speech-in-noise potential of hearing aids with extended bandwidth. Hearing Review. 18:28–36. LINK:Full text


2010

Kuk F et al. (2010) Digital wireless hearing aids: Part 1: A primer. Hearing Review. 17:54–67. LINK:Full text

Kuk F et al. (2010) Development of the ORCA Nonsense Syllable Test. Ear and Hearing. 31:779–795. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F et al. (2010) Interpreting the efficacy of frequency lowering algorithms. Hearing Journal. 63:30–40. LINK:Abstract

Kuk F, Keenan D. (2010) Frequency transposition: training is only half the story. Hearing Review. 17:38–46. LINK:Full text

Kuk F, Peeters H, Lau C. (2010) The efficacy of fractal music employed in hearing aids for tinnitus management. Hearing Review. 17:34–46. LINK:Full text