SAN ANTONIO–The youngest founder of the American Academy of Audiology (AAA), the director of one of the world’s leading acoustical research laboratories, and a researcher whose publications have been cited in the scientific literature more than 1800 times were among those recognized at the Honors and Awards Banquet held […]
The Journal @ HHTM
The Journal @ HHTM offers free access to hearing-related research posters, a service made possible by Etymotic Research.
Pathways @ HHTM
Pathways, overseen by Frank Musiek, PhD, is both a Website that covers topics related to CAPD and Neuroaudiology, and a society for people interested in central auditory disorders that regularly meets to discuss these issues.
My guest writer this week is the dynamic Alison Graham, whom I met many years ago through the Canadian Hard of Hearing Association. She lives on Vancouver Island with her husband and young daughter. By Alison Graham, Hearing Instrument Practitioner It is not uncommon these days to encounter hearing health care professionals who use […]
Your Brain on Vestibular Neuritis There was a commercial many years ago where you would see an egg, and a voiceover says “Here is your brain.” The egg is cracked and dropped in a hot frying pan and the voiceover continues, “This is your brain on drugs.” This week, we want to explore the […]
Recent patent and Hearables posts alluded to augmented reality (AR) without defining the term. Audiologists think of “AR” as a professional activity called Aural Rehabilitation, not a recreational activity like Augmented Reality. If we think of augmented reality at all, it’s as an iTunes app to beam us off the transporter pad with William Shatner. […]
By Angela Loavenbruck, Ed.D. Over the past several months, the Crabby Audiologist has been doing a little historical review of Audiology’s transition from a tiny barely known profession to one that’s made it onto the 10 Best Jobs List the last several years running. In that transition, no one can deny the importance of […]
The Battery as a Power Supply Hearing aids operate using a battery (actually a cell) power supply. These are generally zinc-air cells, but more recently, introduced with a zinc/silver as a potential option. The output of the hearing aid battery, or power supply, is advertised as 1.4 Volts, although the actual operation voltage […]
In the last of the series of those syndromes first discussed in the January 20 blog on early identification of syndromes using hearing loss brings us to Pendred Syndrome. Pendred Syndrome derives its name from the physician Vaughan Pendred who first described symptoms in the late 19th century. This genetic […]
Dear Readers: I am out on vacation this week but will be back with another all new post for Hearing International on April 1, 2015. Here’s a post from a previous week that was popular. It is well known that Mozart had an ear for music. (Enjoy The Best […]
At the recent Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EDHI) meeting there was, as always, a lot of hallway discussion about auditory-verbal therapy vs sign language. Some of the deaf participants said that, in their view, asking deaf kids to use listening was an indication that the parents (and professionals) did not accept the children as […]
From time to time, we would like to glean some additional information about a hearing aid or a consumer product such as an earphone for an MP3 player that is not on the specification sheet. Usually we just call up an engineer-friend in the back office and that’s the end of it. Or perhaps a […]
Guía Para oír Mejor, Capitulo 5, Parte 2, Los Tests Auditivos y La Audiometría Las preguntas siguientes están diseñadas para evaluar su habilidad para oír en diferentes circunstancias. Sus respuestas le ayudarán a apreciar mejor el estado de su audición. Las secciones de este libro, en español, se publican una vez al […]