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Timely information and lively insights for everyone who cares about hearing loss.


HEARING NEWS WATCH

BETTER HEARING CONSUMER

  • Where’s Your Sense of Hearing Loss Humor?

    People with hearing loss – are you finding things funny during the pandemic?  I don’t mean the pandemic itself, just things that may not be funny in normal times, or wouldn’t even happen in normal […]

HEARING INTERNATIONAL

  • Redux: A Totally New Concept in Moisture Removal

    We know that most electronic devices, including hearing aids, are tested to be moisture resistant, some are even said to be “waterproof”.  Hearing care practices in  high humidity locations, routinely […]

INNOVATIONS IN HEARING HEALTHCARE

  • In the Virtual World, Humans are Still Needed

    By Brian Taylor, AuD, Editor-at-Large In the dystopian HBO series Westworld, android “hosts” cater to high paying “guests” (humans) of a Wild Wild-themed amusement park. The hosts are so proficient at […]

HEARING ECONOMICS

  • US Ear Device Patents in May 2020

     Stylish,  Cute, Functional   The stylish headset shown in the feature image allows wearers to adjust pressure change to reduce barotrauma, or let the headset do it automatically  (#10659865).   […]

HEARING TECHNOLOGIES

  • WIDEX MOMENT™ Hearing Aids Now Available

    HAUPPAUGE, NEW YORK — Danish hearing aid maker Widex today announced the availability of its new WIDEX MOMENT hearing aid, which offers the industry’s “most natural hearing experience by combining the […]

HEAR IN PRIVATE PRACTICE

HEARING AND KIDS

  • We MUST do Speech Perception Testing

    I just read an article about using speech perception testing to validate hearing aid outcomes for adults. The article has a large box on the front page which says that it is not customary to do speech perception testing […]

DIZZINESS DEPOT

  • Vestibular Compensation

    Vestibular compensation is often referred to as central compensation.  In the world of vestibular function, central generally refers to brain function, while peripheral generally refers to ear function.  This is an […]

HEAR THE MUSIC

  • Some more FAQs from MusiciansClinics.com

    Over the next months, I will be uploading some commonly viewed FAQs from MusiciansClinics.com. This is the website of the Musicians’ Clinics of Canada, and was completely updated over the last Christmas holidays. I […]

THE AUDIOLOGY CONDITION

PATHWAYS

  • The Thalamo-cortical Pathway

    Frank Musiek, Ph.D.   The term thalmo-cortical pathway (TCP) is an anatomical one and one of import to audiologists. However, it seems to be a term that is not commonly used in neuroanatomy or audiology. Therefore, […]

WAYNE’S WORLD ARCHIVE

  • The Loudest Sound

    How loud can sound get?  Could loud sound kill you?  Are there limits, and if so, what are they?  How are such things determined?  All of these are interesting questions and an attempt will be made to […]

JOURNAL RESEARCH POSTERS

The Journal at HHTMThe Journal offers free access to audiology and neuroaudiology research posters, a service underwritten by Etymotic Research.