History of Acoustic Impedance Measurement

At the AudiologyNOW! 2013 meeting in Anaheim, a group of us (Robert Margolis, Charles Berlin, Jay Hall, and myself) were invited to make a presentation on the History of Audiology (hearing testing, hearing aids, and vestibular testing).  The following is the second part of the presentation on the “History of Audiology.” Presented in the format…

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The Development of Hearing Tests – Using Tones and Noises

Development of Hearing Tests No specific event or development can be considered the origin of hearing tests as we identify them today.  Still, in the early 19th century, a couple of separate developments opened a pathway.  On one hand, there was a growing need for improved diagnoses and description of disease entities, and as a…

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