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  • The Plural of Anecdote is NOT Data
    by Holly Hosford-Dunn on April 25, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    by Harvey Abrams, PhD. “Peeling the Onion” is a monthly column by Harvey Abrams, PhD. I participated in two events this week. One informed the other. The first event was the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Workshop held in Washington DC on April 18th. The other […]

  • Human Concha Measurements
    by Wayne Staab on April 25, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Anthropometry is an ergonomic core of any attempt to resolve the dilemma of “fitting tasks to the human.”1   For external ear products (hearing aids, hearables, earbuds, etc.), comfort, cosmetics, and retention are the three critical areas leading to […]

  • Tattoos that Talk, Sing and Cry?
    by Robert Traynor on April 25, 2017 at 12:27 PM

    There are many forms of art within the world, but few have been around for as long as tattooing.  Some feel that tattooing dates back some 15,000 years.  The  discovery of tattooed mummies, Greeks and Romans suggest that it was […]

  • The Space Between Hearing and Loss
    by Gael Hannan on April 25, 2017 at 5:49 PM

    There’s a space between a hearing person and me. An expanse that changes shape and size as it Fills with the sounds and meanings of spoken language.   To the hearing people, this space is invisible. They don’t even know it exists, As they converse easily, […]

  • Waverly Labs Pilot Hearable Promises Real-Time Language Translation
    by HHTM on April 25, 2017 at 5:25 PM

    After raising nearly $4.5 million in an indiegogo campaign last June, more than $1 million than the Bragi Dash hearable did during its initial fundraising campaign, Waverly Labs is set to release its highly-anticipated hearable: Pilot. The Brooklyn-based company has dubbed […]

  • Things change
    by Marshall Chasin on April 25, 2017 at 11:06 PM

    I have been a clinical audiologist for about 35 years now and I am surprised when I look back just a few years and find that what I told my clients either was wrong, or merely simplistic, based on today’s knowledge. Front line clinicians always find this in their […]

  • Flying the Friendly Skies with Hearing Aids
    by HHTM on April 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    Despite United’s persistent efforts to discourage air travel for people who are teenagers, wear leggings, or have assigned seats, it’s likely that many readers have a trip planned by air in the near future. Those who wear hearing aids may wonder what’s in […]

  • Proposed Change in California’s Dispensing Law
    by HHTM on April 18, 2017 at 12:00 PM

    by Mike Metz, PhD, frequent Hearing Views contributor Like the tip of an iceberg, there’s a lot that is not immediately obvious in the HTTM post of April 4th (California Legislation Would Authorize Hearing Aid Dispensers to Conduct Cerumen Management and […]

  • Migraine and Vestibular Disorders
    by Alan Desmond on April 24, 2017 at 5:16 PM

    Both Migraine and Vestibular Dysfunction affect a large percentage of the population, so it stands to reason that there is a subgroup of people that have both. I am not talking about vestibular migraine here. I am thinking about people with a long, established history of […]

  • Is This Child Hearing Well Enough?
    by Jane Madell on April 18, 2017 at 12:35 PM

    Why do we put technology on kids with hearing loss? One reason and only one reason: to be sure they are hearing well enough to learn speech and language. There is an enormous amount of data demonstrating that the amount of auditory exposure a child receives will determine […]

  • Sistemas de Ayuda Auditiva
    by Wayne Staab on April 4, 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Cuando un audífono no basta… Guía Para oír Mejor,  Capitulo 18, Sistemas de Ayuda Auditiva Capitulo 18   Aparte del Audífono Se puede usar una gran variedad de instrumentos para mejorar su comunicación, para avisarle […]

  • What about the Insula?
    by Pathways on April 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM

    By Frank Musiek, Ph.D.   The insula (meaning island and sometimes called the Island of Reil) is located medial to the temporal lobe. If one were to pull away the temporal lobe in a lateral manner, the insula would be observed behind it. It looks like another cortex and […]

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