Our friend, and Audioscan’s director of audiology and education, John Pumford joins us again with some points to ponder with this issue’s cover feature on considerations in real-ear measurement.
Alfarghal Mohamad explores the rising popularity of ECochG as test for noise-induced cochlear synaptopathy.
Courtesy Doug Beck and our friends at Hearing Review we’re happy to give you An Interview with Brian Moore and Richard Einhorn on Music, Sound Quality, and Hearing Aids.
Noise guru Alberto Behar answers some questions regarding the use of the term Noise Reduction Rating, especially when dealing with custom-made hearing protectors.
Science Matters: Towards a Differential Diagnosis of Cochlear Synaptopathy as a Contributor to Sensorineural Hearing Loss
Martin Pienkowski expands on a series of studies on rodents and primates, showing that a fraction of inner hair cell (IHC) synapses with auditory nerve fibers (ANFs) could be destroyed by noise doses that left the hair cells intact, resulting in an auditory neuropathy, or “synaptopathy.”
Striking the Right Balance: Vestibular Assessment and Rehabilitation: Pushing the Boundaries in the Field of Audiology
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Sylvie Auger, owner of Audiologie Centre-Ouest, discusses her career and encourages others to push the boundaries of their audiology practice by introducing vestibular assessment and rehabilitation.
In this issue, Kelly Tremblay explores social connectedness and why it’s important to consider the contribution acquired hearing loss has on one’s ability to communicate and feel socially integrated.
Gael Hannan give us some insight on the bimodal life where one sound has two different profiles when delivered through different technologies.
Bob was recently invited to write the foreword to a new textbook on cochlear implants and implantable hearing devices, and in particular asked to give some historical perspectives. He shares it with us in this issue as “Cochlear Implantation: A Great Boost to Hearing Health Care.”
In a follow up to last issue’s article, Pam Millett expands on the complex classroom learning environments that students with hearing loss encounter on a typical school day.
With some assistance from his cats, Marshall Chasin concludes that there are many over-the-ear earphones (that can be used as monitors as well) that provide a wonderfully flat and broad band response without having to aim at the eardrum.
Wayne Staab take us through a look back at some of the commonly used batteries and cells of yesteryear, but which are not generally found today.
“The Wired AuD” takes us to the movies with a review of some of the outdated concepts in “The Silent Child.”