Binaural Beat Therapy Revisited

This week Hearing International  investigates the pop culture of Binaural Beats.  An Internet search will find a whole culture and industry based on binaural beats which are said to have therapeutical value, with all sorts of effects on the brain.  Since the phenomenon occurs only in binaural listening situations, headphones are necessary to get the effect…

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Z Decibel…..

Audiologists in any part of the world know and usually understand the decibel, as it is an integral component of an education in Audiology.  Some learned this complex concept from basic Audiology textbooks, classroom instruction or, possibly, Chuck Berlin’s  classic “programmed learning” booklet from the 1970s.   The Bel, named for Alexander Graham Bell is too large a measure to be…

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