In this issue, we have 7 outstanding articles to shine the spotlight on some of the exciting work ‘lighting-the-way’ at Dalhousie University.
Songbirds not only complement your early morning walk in the woods, but may provide insight into broader research questions about auditory perception, acoustic features used for discrimination, and the underlying neural mechanisms important for auditory processing.
While still in its technological infancy, middle ear OCT offers a compelling new set of diagnostic capabilities that could change the way middle ear disease is diagnosed.
Jeremy Brown explains how functional ultrasound imaging has recently emerged as a new tool for monitoring changes in cerebral blood volume (CBV) associated with neural activity.
Real Ear to Coupler Difference (RECD) Corrected Thresholds in Children: How Accurate is the Standard Audiogram Results?
Paul Hong and colleagues explore the increased recognition that the standard audiogram is not always the most accurate method of measuring true levels of hearing.
Sardiwalla et al tell us about their recent study on Minimally Invasive Ponto Surgery (MIPS).
Rachel Caissie and Sarah Mason fill us in on the excellent work done by DHAAP to provide donated hearing aids to Nova Scotians, particularly seniors, who are not able to afford their own.
Here we provide a brief overview of some current research being done in the areas of Genes, Noise, and Dementia.
Auditory training may be an efficacious management recommendation for older adults. The success of this training is likely to be enhanced if it employs techniques known to enhance neuroplasticity.
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Audiologists Curtis Wetmore and Kaitlin Harvey from the Centre for Advanced Hearing and Balance Testing and the Munk Hearing Centre at Toronto General Hospital, Toronto, ON, share their insight on considerations and modifications for pediatric vestibular assessments.
Ten Highlights from the History of Audiology: A Top-10 List of Events and Achievements in Audiology During the Last 75 years
Courtesy of our friends at the Hearing Review, James Jerger gives us Ten Highlights from the History of Audiology.
In this article, chemical engineer Monty McDonald, the Environment Chair of the Bayview Village Association in Toronto, provides information about the air-born chemical pollution issues relating to leaf blowers.
The assassination in Shakespeare’s Hamlet is perpetrated by the ingenious method of pouring poison into the old King’s ear. Few doctors are not asked, ‘is it possible to kill anybody by pouring poison in their ear?’
From digital records to health-related apps, data is revolutionizing the health care experience—and allowing people to make more informed decisions about their health with their care providers.
With the passing of Bill C-81: The Accessible Canada Act., this article hopes to outline seven steps to help create an accessibility project in your community.
Gael Hannan tells us why telecoils in her hearing aids have made her life better.
Are there harmful effects from the noise generated by the wind turbines and, if the answer is “yes”, what are they and what are the risks they represent?
This issue’s column will explore some of the misconceptions that classroom teachers have about hearing loss, and how to provide better information and strategies for them to support students effectively.
Wayne Staab ponders the question, “Can a sound can be branded?”
Robert Harrison warns us that if predatory journals persist there is a possibility that “entire fields of fake science will be able to thrive, and we will lose the ability to tell the difference”.