Live Music vs. Recorded Music

By Marshall Chasin, AuD  The following post was first published in Back to Basics in The Hearing Review and appears here by permission of that publication. Some municipal jurisdictions are considering allowing only recorded music to be played in outdoor restaurant facilities.  Live music would be banned, as it may contribute to municipal noise pollution. Presumably the…

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Symmetrical vs Asymmetrical Hearing Losses

By Marshall Chasin, AuD. This post was originally published in Hearing Review and appears here by permission. I can’t tell you how often I have had the following conversation with someone at the Worker’s Compensation Board (also known as the Worker’s Safety and Insurance Board, in some jurisdictions) on behalf of a worker. Marshall: “Hello.…

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What do spondees, math (and music) have in common?

By Marshall Chasin  This post, which was originally published in the April 2014 Hearing Review, is republished here with the permission of Hearing Review. It is almost as if music has something in common with everything- psychology, physiology, acoustics, engineering, most areas of the arts, and now the lowly spondee. Recently I have been reading a…

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