Reports

High-frequency sensitivity in infants

Science  29 Feb 1980:
Vol. 207, Issue 4434, pp. 1003-1004
DOI: 10.1126/science.7352294

Abstract

Auditory thresholds were determined for infants and adults to half-octave bands of noise centered at 10,000 and 19,000 hertz. Adults were significantly more sensitive than infants at 10,000 hertz, but at 19,000 hertz, adults and infants had comparable thresholds.

Related Content