Hearing Health & Technology Matters
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- Study Shows How Brain Syncs Hearing with Vision
MONTREAL, CANADA — Every high-school physics student learns that sound and light travel at very different speeds. If the brain did not account for this difference, it would be much harder for us to tell where sounds came […]
- When You Can’t Hear Nature’s Sounds
Have you ever gone on a walk and wondered what, because of your hearing loss, you are not hearing? Or you hear sounds but you’re not sure what you’re hearing, so you ask the person you’re hiking with – what’s that? […]
- Post-Pandemic, What’s Next for People with Hearing Loss?
With vaccine #2 under my belt, my thoughts have turned to the post-pandemic world, filling me with both elation and dread. I can’t wait to see friends and family in person, but I worry that communication will remain […]
- Can Hearing Technology Decrease Risk of Falling?
Falls are a tremendous problem worldwide and have the potential to cause significant personal injury, physical decline, activity limitation and even death. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) recently found that 3 million […]
- What I Listen for In an Interview
In my job I have the opportunity to conduct many interviews with prospective hearing care providers. These interviews typically cover clinical and sales/counseling topics. Most of the time it is a pleasant experience during […]
- US Ear Device Patents for March 2021
A Better Mouse Trap, Revisited Included in this month’s list is patent #10950211, by Kah. Entitled External ear insert for hearing comprehension enhancement, it appears to be a Helmhotz-type resonating device placed […]
- Livingston Hearing Aids Announces Partnership with Redux
FISHERS, INDIANA — Redux, the developer of professional drying and cleaning systems for personal electronics, and Livingston Hearing Aids, a hearing healthcare provider with nearly 90 locations across Texas, Arizona, […]
- Why You Should Consider Getting into Hearing Aid Verification
by Adam Dawson Time is money. It may be a cliché saying, but there is a lot of truth to it. The more time you spend with one patient, the less time you have to see others. And less patients means less money. Of course, this […]
- Building Babies Brains
It is good for us all to be reminded periodically about what is involved in building baby’s brains. We know now that babies learn even earlier than we thought possible. Hearing babies are listening to their mothers for at […]
- When the Dix-Hallpike (and everything else) is Negative
It is not uncommon to have a patient describing a history consistent with current active BPPV, and to have your exams, including Dix-Hallpike tests, be negative. My last post described techniques that can improve the […]
- FAQs from MusiciansClinics.com – part 10
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 […]
- An Audiologist’s Guide to Hearing Loss
by Callum McPhillips We have 5 senses vital to everyday life, yet hearing is thought to be one of the most important. In terms of communication, hearing allows us to connect with loved ones, contributing to our happiness and […]
- Can noise makes listening and learning easier?
Associate Professor Wayne Wilson Ph.D. Head of Audiology, The University of Queensland, Australia, E: firstname.lastname@example.org. It is widely suggested that noise impairs cognition (e.g., Ronsse & Wang, 2010; Shield & […]
- 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 answer these as […]
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