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short increment sensitivity index 

AUDIOLOGY

A hearing benchmark used to assess differential sensitivity to changes in the loudness of sounds.

Method A person is exposed to a pure tone of 1000 Hz, the intensity of which is increased in 1-5 dB intervals. The testee indicates to the tester each time he/she hears an increase in intensity. A damaged cochlear system results in an increased number of signals, as there is increased sensitivity to changes in sound. 

Synonym SISI test 

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