Who is the REAL “Father of Audiology”

Around the world there is usually one individual that stands out as the person that began the profession of Audiology in their respective country.  These are often those that came to the US, or in later years, other countries as international students and took the profession home and began its practice.  These individuals are often thought to be the…

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The Law of Audiometric Assessment

The one course that challenges most audiology students no matter where in the world they study is Psychoacoustics.  Psychoacoustics and the Just Noticeable Differences (JNDs) and Just Not Noticeable Differences (JNNDs) have mystified audiologists, otolaryngologists, and hearing researchers for over 150 years.  Where did JNDs come from?  Who started these concepts?  These are the questions for this week’s…

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