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Volume 8

Reducing Dependence on Attenuation for Decreased Sound Tolerance

Decreased sound tolerance often causes people to have an exaggerated startle response to sound that may lead to isolation, distress, anxiety, and the inability to concentrate, affecting performance at school or in the workplace. The normal reaction to decreased sound tolerance often leads to the overuse of sound attenuation created by hearing protection devices.

Volume 7

Aircraft Noise Reduction During WWII

Robert Traynor tells the story of how much of the research on early aircraft noise levels was conducted at Harvard University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, spearheaded by a virtual “Who’s – Who” of Physics at the time.

Volume 6

WWII Bomber Crews and Hearing Loss: Part II

Robert Traynor continues his look at noise exposure among the air crews in bombers and fighter planes in WWII.

WWII Bomber Crews & Hearing Loss: Part I

Robert Traynor takes a look at huge noise exposure among the air crews in bombers and fighter planes in WWI.

Volume 5

Stories From our Past

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

Volume 4

The Road to the Vacuum Tube Hearing Aid

Buckle up and enjoy the ride as Robert Traynor takes on a trip down “The Road to the Vacuum Tube Hearing Aid.”

Volume 3

Development of the TTY – Part IV: The Final Chapter

In this installment of “Stories from Our Past,” Robert Traynor looks a the development of the TTY.

Who is the REAL “Father of Audiology?”

Courtesy our newest contributor, Robert Traynor, we are about to find out “Who is the Real Father of Audiology?”