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Volume 6

Help! We Hate Hearing Tests!

Gael lets us know about the importance of audiologist being aware of the anxiety caused by hearing tests.

Accessibility is for Everyone

Accessibility is about creating communities, workplaces, educational institutions, and services that enable everyone to participate fully in society without barriers.

Volume 5

Does It Matter?

Gael Hannan question attitudes towards hearing loss with her poem, Does It Matter?

Music, Sound Quality, and Hearing Aids: An Interview with Brian Moore and Richard Einhorn

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.

Audiology and Psychiatry: A Proposal to Work Together

In this issue, Kelly Tremblay focuses on another risk factor that was identified by the Lancet Commission – late-life depression, and the psychosocial consequences of a feeling of disconnect due to hearing loss.

Stories From our Past

Courtesy of our friends at, Robert Traynor tells us about the fascinating Howard Hughes and The Road to Hearing Loss.

Noisy Notes: Orchestra Players and Hearing Loss

Hearing loss in orchestra players is not a new problem. It has been acknowledged and discussed for many years by many researchers. While results can be variable, one thing everybody agrees upon, is that many other musicians (such as rock, hard metal, etc) do suffer some degree of hearing loss.

900 Words: Siblings and Hearing Loss

In 900 (or so) words, Dr. Louise Sinden-Carroll gives us some insights about the impact of her hearing loss on her sibling relationships.

The Lancet Puts Forth Landmark Information about Hearing Loss and Dementia

Continue the topics from her previous columns, Kelly Tremblay continues the discussion of hearing loss and dementia by describing the recent Lancet Commission on dementia prevention, intervention and care.

Volume 4

A New Study at Ryerson University: Hearing Aids and Emotions

Emma Scholey brings us up to speed on a new study investigating how musical emotion is perceived in older adults with hearing loss which is underway at the SMART laboratory (Science of Music, Auditory Research and Technology), Ryerson University.