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Volume 7

Mysteries of the Hearing Brain – Music and the Hearing Brain

Audiologists are most interested in interventions that lead to better speech understanding. However, the evidence for the benefits of music training on speech-in-noise (SIN) performance has been mixed.

Auditory Implications in Pediatric Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Where Do We Need to Go?

Symptoms following mild traumatic brain injury in children are generally heterogenous (emotional, physical, behavioural or sensory) and their variety and duration following mTBI may make it very difficult for some children to return to school and/or regular activities and proper diagnosis and management of symptoms and conditions is highly important.

Optimizing Outcomes for Children Who are Hard of Hearing

Walker et al write about how accurate pictures of how hearing aids support language development in children who are hard of hearing and why it is essential to implementing scientifically-based intervention and counseling for caregivers.

Volume 6

Striking the Right Balance – Hearing and Balance: What is the Evidence?

In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Maxime Maheu and his colleagues at the University of Montreal and the Montreal Geriatric University Institute summarize the current knowledge and offer important insight on the role of hearing in postural control.

Volume 5

Did I Blow My Chance?

Gael Hannan tells us about here recent trip to Scandinavia, her speech at GN Resound, and her experiences with accessibility along the way.

Miss Sherlock Figures Out the Sounds

Gael Hannan give us some insight on the bimodal life where one sound has two different profiles when delivered through different technologies.

Volume 4

Hearing Aids and the 3 PM Crash

Many of Marshall Chasin’s patients comment that around 3 PM they hit the wall and need a nap and he wonders why this is rarely ever mentioned or discussed relative to the audiology clinic.

Post-Secondary Case Studies

This third article in the series presents some case examples of students with hearing loss currently studying in university and a link in how the 3 pillars for success played a role.

Volume 3

Multi-Channel Compression: Concepts and (Early but Timeless) Results

While it is clear that improved technology and compression strategies have developed significantly over the last 15 years, this paper may still serve as a useful reminder of the limitations of simple multi-channel compression with short times constants.