This paper presents some normative data on the relation between the perceived loudness of third-octave bands of noise and that of broad-band noise. The study used normally-hearing listeners and was used as a control study for a parallel study done with hearing impaired listeners.
Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine
Loudness Perception; Hearing Tests
Kwiecinski, Bruce, "A study of threshold and loudness summation in normal-hearing listeners" (1983). Independent Studies and Capstones. Paper 95. Program in Audiology and Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine.