Helping Hearing in Noise with Another Tool

A new resource was introduced recently; Researchers from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear, Harvard Medical School and Harvard University programmed a new game that can help both mice and humans hear soft sounds in noise. The study was published the week of June 9-13 in PNAS Online Early Edition. There are other computer or digital programs…

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The Little Hearing Aid that Can’t

Hearing aids have come a long way.  We now have sleek and tiny digital signal processors with automatic directionality, noise suppression, feedback control, frequency shaping and a plethora of features designed to enhance the user experience. In ‘one on one’ conversation, hearing aids do a fine job.  The noisy restaurant, family gathering or fellowship hall…

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