Understanding someone talking in a noisy place can be extremely difficult, even without hearing loss.
Noise disrupts our ability to hear speech sounds, but one way to counteract that disruption is to look at the talker's face.
Here we present some benefits of looking at the talker when listening in noise. We conclude with a demonstration of listening You can watch the video to learn more about speech-in-noise before proceeding. If you prefer to read about speech-in-noise, go on to the next page.