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


What do glaciers and in-ear monitors have in common?

I just returned from an Alaskan cruise.  Much to my disappointment there was no... Read More

On the Science of Audiology from a Client Perspective – Part 1

For this two part blog entry, I have asked Charles Mokotoff to chime in.  ... 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

The dBA versus the dB SPL war

It was a cold winter morning, not unlike the days I remember when I... Read More

Violin and viola players- information sheet part #5

This is the fifth  in a list of 6 fact sheets that can be... Read More


Emotional effects of music exposure- part 1

This is a great video clip.  Even the bassoonist downwind jerks his head, and... Read More

Temporary Hearing Loss Test: A Preamble to the App, Part 1

In 1995 Erik Borg and his colleagues published a comprehensive review of a number... 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

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

Modifications for the ER-15 earplug

The ER-15 earplug was the first to have uniform attenuation and it has been... Read More