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Non-Auditory Effects of Environmental Noise

by Marshall Chasin, AuD, for the Canadian Academy of Audiology  Reprinted with permission of... Read More

What is the best musical instrument for my hard of hearing child?

From time to time I am asked about the best musical instrument for someone’s... Read More

Readers’ Choice 2021: Three distinct programs for music?  So… what does the literature say?

Dear Readers: During this holiday season, the editors at Hearing Health & Technology Matters... Read More

What did Skinner and Miller have to say about hearing aid fittings?

It is rare to have a column about a review of an article, especially... Read More

What did Skinner and Miller have to say about hearing aid fittings?

I recall meeting Margaret (Margo) Skinner at a conference back in the early 1980s... Read More

INFO FOR MUSICIANS

Is a wider bandwidth necessarily better for listening to music?

Audiophiles are amazing people who claim to hear things the rest of us mere... Read More

The Acoustics of Hearing Aids: Damping and Impedance- Part 2

Last week in part 1 of this blog series, we reviewed standing waves found... Read More

In-ear monitors : one, two, or three,…, or five

In-ear monitors are personalized monitors that many musicians are now using.  They look like... Read More

A New Reference Test Gain Standard for Hearing Aids and Music- Part 2

  The reference test gain is a child of the ANSI S3.22 hearing aid... Read More

Hearing Loss Prevention for Musicians – ear plugs, humming and moderation- Infomation sheet- part 6

This is the final installment of the 6 fact sheets that can be copied... Read More

PREVENTING HEARING LOSS

Never take pictures in the men’s washroom!

After seeing a movie over the holiday season, I was chased out of the... Read More

Does taking a break from loud noise or loud music really work? Part 1

There have been a number of studies over the years trying to gauge the... Read More

To vent or not to vent. That is the question – Part 3

In parts one and two of this blog series, the creation of a vent-associated... Read More

Musicians are not good listeners – or maybe it’s us?

Hearing loss prevention is just that – hearing loss prevention. What can be done... Read More

Earmold impressions for in-ear monitors- Part 1

On the acoustics advice from the world’s leading cat audiologist, Dr. Snicker’s McFeline, it... Read More