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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Jamie Desjardins

Jamie Desjardins portrait

Associate Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs

Communication Sciences and Disorders

1145 621 Skytop

315.443.9645

jldesjar@syr.edu


Research and Teaching Interests

Speech perception in older monolingual and bilingual adults, listening effort, and hearing aid use and fitting protocols in older adults.

Courses

CSD 212 Introduction to Communication Sciences and Disorders
CSD 659 Evidence Based Practice in the fields of Speech Language Pathology and Audiology
CSD 666 Speech Perception
CSD 345 Speech Science

Recent Publications

Desjardins, Jamie & Bangert, Ashley & Gomez, Ninive. (2020). What Does Language Have to Do With It? The Impact of Age and Bilingual Experience on Inhibitory Control in an Auditory Dichotic Listening Task. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 63. 1-14. 10.1044/2020_JSLHR-19-00238.

Desjardins, Jamie & Barraza, Elisa & Orozco, Jordan. (2019). Age-Related Changes in Speech Recognition Performance in Spanish–English Bilinguals' First and Second Languages. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 62. 1-11. 10.1044/2019_JSLHR-H-18-0435.

Desjardins JL, Alicea CA, Doherty KA. The Effect of Memory Span and Manual Dexterity on Hearing Aid Handling Skills in New and Experienced Hearing Aid Users. Am J Audiol. 2019;28(1):37-47. DOI: 10.1044/2018_AJA-17-0118

Desjardins, Jamie & Fernandez, Francisco. (2018). Performance on Auditory and Visual Tasks of Inhibition in English Monolingual and Spanish–English Bilingual Adults: Do Bilinguals Have a Cognitive Advantage?. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research. 61. 1. 10.1044/2017_JSLHR-H-17-0160.

Desjardins, J. L. & Doherty, K. A., (2017). Changes in psychosocial measures after a 6-week field trial, American Journal of Audiology. 26, 2, p. 119-128 https://doi.org/10.1044/2017_AJA-16-0066

Desjardins, Jamie. (2016). Analysis of Performance on Cognitive Test Measures Before, During, and After 6 Months of Hearing Aid Use: A Single-Subject Experimental Design. American Journal of Audiology. 25. 1. 10.1044/2016_AJA-15-0067.

Desjardins, J.L. (2016). The effect of hearing aid directional microphone and noise reduction processing on listening effort in older adults. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology, 27; 1, 29-41. DOI: 10.3766/jaaa.15030

Publications

Doherty, K.A. & Desjardins, J.L. (2015). The benefit of amplification on auditory working memory function in middle-aged and young-older hearing impaired adults. Front Psychology, 5; 6: 721.

Desjardins, J. L. & Doherty, K.A. (2014). The effect of hearing aid noise reduction on listening effort in older adults. Ear and Hearing, 35 (6): 600-610.

Desjardins, J.L. & Doherty, K.A. (2013). Age-related changes in listening effort for various types of masker noises. Ear and Hearing, 34 (3): 261-272.

Doherty, K.A. & Desjardins, J.L. (2012). The Practical Hearing Aid Skills Test Revised (PHAST-R). The American Journal of Audiology, 21,100-105.

Desjardins, J. L. & Doherty, K.A. (2009). Do experienced hearing aid users know how to use their hearing aids correctly? The American Journal of Audiology,18, 69-76.

Career

Associate Teaching Professor and Director of Undergraduate Programs (August 2019 –current)
Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Assistant Professor (May 2014 – August 2019)
Dept. of Rehabilitation Sciences, Speech Language Pathology Program, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

Research Assistant Professor (August 2012 – May 2014)
Dept. of Communication Sciences & Disorders, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY