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.White noise is very aversive for humans if played for any length at volume for example in an interrogation setting. At lower levels it can interfere with concentration but can also be used to mask otherwise intrusive stimuli.


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  • [[Pink noise]


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  • Britton, L. A., & Delay, E. R. (1989). Effects of noise on a simple visual attentional task: Perceptual and Motor Skills Vol 68(3, Pt 1) Jun 1989, 875-878.
  • Burgess, A. (1985). Effect of quantization noise on visual signal detection in noisy images: Journal of the Optical Society of America, A, Optics, Image & Science Vol 2(9) Sep 1985, 1424-1428.
  • Burgio, L., Scilley, K., Hardin, J. M., Hsu, C., & et al. (1996). Environmental "white noise": An intervention for verbally agitated nursing home residents: Journals of Gerontology: Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences Vol 51B(6) Nov 1996, P364-P373.
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  • Chermak, G. D., Dengerink, J. E., & Dengerink, H. A. (1984). Threshold of octave masking as a predictor of temporary threshold shift following repeated noise exposure: Journal of Speech & Hearing Disorders Vol 49(3) Aug 1984, 303-308.
  • Chermak, G. D., Pederson, C. M., & Bendel, R. B. (1984). Equivalent forms and split-half reliability of the NU-CHIPS administered in noise: Journal of Speech & Hearing Disorders Vol 49(2) May 1984, 196-201.
  • Cherry, R. S. (1981). Development of selective auditory attention skills in children: Perceptual and Motor Skills Vol 52(2) Apr 1981, 379-385.
  • Chung, D. Y. (1981). Masking, temporal integration, and sensorineural hearing loss: Journal of Speech & Hearing Research Vol 24(4) Dec 1981, 514-520.
  • Cleary, A. M., Winfield, M. M., & Kostic, B. (2007). Auditory recognition without identification: Memory & Cognition Vol 35(8) Dec 2007, 1869-1877.
  • Cloete, N. (1979). Autonomic responsivity of subjects with body boundary differences during white noise stimulation: Acta Psychologica Vol 43(3) May 1979, 177-183.
  • Collet, L., Veuillet, E., Bene, J., & Morgon, A. (1992). Effects of contralateral white noise on click-evoked emissions in normal and sensorineural ears: Towards an exploration of the medial olivocochlear system: Audiology Vol 31(1) Jan-Feb 1992, 1-7.
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  • Daee, S., & Wilding, J. M. (1977). Effects of high intensity white noise on short-term memory for position in a list and sequence: British Journal of Psychology Vol 68(3) Aug 1977, 335-349.
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  • Deutsch, K. M., & Newell, K. M. (2003). Deterministic and Stochastic Processes in Children's Isometric Force Variability: Developmental Psychobiology Vol 43(4) Dec 2003, 335-345.
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  • Drager, K. D. R., Clark-Serpentine, E. A., Johnson, K. E., & Roeser, J. L. (2006). Accuracy of repetition of digitized and synthesized speech for young children in background noise: American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology Vol 15(2) May 2006, 155-164.
  • Dwivedi, C. B. (1988). Priming and arousal effects in processing and recall: Indian Journal of Behaviour Vol 12(4) Dec 1988, 33-40.
  • Dwivedi, C. B., Singh, N. B., & Singh, I. L. (1982). Differential role of meaningfulness, white noise and intentionality of recall: Psychological Studies Vol 27(1) Jan 1982, 8-11.
  • Eckstein, M. P., Ahumada, A. J., Jr., & Watson, A. B. (1997). Visual signal detection in structured backgrounds: II. Effects of contrast gain control, background variations, and white noise: Journal of the Optical Society of America, A, Optics, Image Science & Vision Vol 14(9) Sep 1997, 2406-2419.




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