The goal of this research was to investigate a new method of converting between audiograms and speech perception measures to demonstrate their equivalence or otherwise with a goal of increasing the understanding of the connection between speech perception performance and hearing loss.
Jason Galster explores the rapidly changing pace of technology development in modern hearing aids and the challenge of maintaining deep knowledge of various technological implementations.
David Clinkard and Jason Leblanc give us a brief history of the cochlear implant and how severe hearing impairment that is not adequately treated with properly fitted hearing aids can now be addressed surgically.
Tabitha Parent-Buck interviews James Jerger and explores his remarkable career and life-long passion for research in diagnostic audiology.
David H. Kirkwood looks back on the life and career of beloved and revered audiologist Marion Downs. Marion, who largely invented the field of pediatric audiology, died on November 13 in her native Minnesota at the age of 100.
In Peter’s last column he discussed the value and importance of incorporating speech-in-noise testing into an audiologist’s standard set of assessments. Now he tells us how to develop a treatment plan with this information.
Calvin Staples has chosen some excellent entries from HearingHealthMatters.org that illustrate how audiologists must ensure they are “More than the Device.”
Gael Hannan debunks an urban myth that people who use hearing aids dislike them with her wonderful Love Poem to Hearing Aids.
Dr. Rick Balys amd Steven MacNeil discuss how to look for signs that your patient may have chronic subjective dizziness (CSD).
Bill brings us up to speed with the latest on infant hearing in Canada and the Canadian Infant Hearing Task Force.
Wayne Staab takes us for a trip along “The Elusive Road to Binaural Hearing Aids”
Alan More brings us the fascinating history of the enduring partnership between Harold Spar and Henry Meltsner and the innovation and advancements of Hal-Hen.
Via our friends as HearingHealthMatters.org, Carol Lau tells us how we can maximize auditory training effectiveness.
It is almost as if music has something in common with everything − psychology, physiology, acoustics, engineering, most areas of the arts, and now the lowly spondee – Marshall Chasin tells us why.
Ever wonder what an octave band is? Alberto Behar has the answer.