Neil Hockley et al., write that while concentrating clinical efforts on the perception of speech in many different environments, hearing healthcare providers may sometimes overlook other signals, such as music, that may be very meaningful to the patient.
Marshall Chasin writes about how True Input technology from Widex is allowing musicians, and those who like to listen to music, to receive an amplified signal that is effectively distortion free.
Marshall Chasin and Mark Schmidt tell us about the HF microphone as a low-tech solution for performing musicians and “ultra-audiophiles.”
Jennifer Groth tell us how ReSound is using MFi (made for Apple) technology and the low energy feature of Bluetooth to provide direct connectivity between hearing aids and Apple devices.
Sandra Teglas examines the use of acoustic shields, screens and baffles to aid in hearing protection for musicians.
17-year-old musician Kyle McVea tells us what works for him when it comes to performing with hearing aids.
Silent Voice’s Paul Smith writes about the recent changes to language requirements in citizenship applications as it applies to culturally Deaf permanent residents.
Marshall Chasin tell us What is “Effective Quiet” for Music and Noise.
Kim Tillery shares some thought on how to work with individuals with a diagnoses which may interfere with a reliable CAPD evaluation.
Gael Hannan shares her dream of being able hear, understand, and enjoy music the way the hearing people do.
Alberto Behar explains why sound levels are expressed, most of the time, in dBA, sometimes in dBC, and never in dBB.
Guest columnists Claude Alain and Benjamin Rich Zendel review studies that have investigated the role of musical training as a mean to mitigate age-related decline in difficulties understanding speech in noise.
Harry Teder returns to give us the inside story on Adaptive Compression.
Peter Stelmacovich discusses the importance of playing a musical instrument for people with hearing loss.
Wayne Staab tells us why hearing may be the most influential sense of them all.
For this issue, Calvin Staples’ selects some of the best music-themed blogs from HearingHealthMatters.org.