Noise Exposure While Driving in a Convertible

So… I was trying to innocently measure my noise-dose during a 2 hour trip... Read More

Area over love

This may sound like a cheap romantic novel or a new soap opera but... Read More

Hearing Loss Prevention and Music

Of the many causes of permanent hearing loss, the one that is most preventable... Read More

Best of 2018: Musicians should not retire on my watch!

Recently there have been news reports about famous musicians who can no longer perform... Read More

A Northwestern University study on Diplacusis

  Lauren Ervin is a current graduate student working towards her Master’s in Communication... Read More


Which is the best music instrument for my hard of hearing child?

From time to time, I receive telephone calls and emails from the parents of... Read More

Mindfulness and tinnitus- part 2.

In my previous post I talked about mindfulness and how it may be useful to... Read More

Reverberation Time and Wallace Sabine part 1

The Tragically Hip recently gave their last performance (ever) on Saturday August 20, 2016... Read More

The Influence of Technology on Music for People who are Hard of Hearing

By Natalie Wilson Natalie Wilson is an avid music lover and guitar player who has... 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


The Musician and Worker’s Compensation Boards

Traditionally, occupational noise exposure has been the “diagnosis of choice” for the hearing loss... Read More

Shields, Screens, and Baffles

This blog was originally published in Canadian Audiologist, Vol. 1, Issue 3, 2014 which... Read More

Should we shoot horses? Hearing protection modifications for musicians

  Instrument Auditory danger Hearing Protection Reed woodwinds Brass section to rear ER-15 Flutes... Read More

Musicians and not industrial workers – part 3

In part 1 of this blog we discussed the NRR  as a single-number rating... Read More

Justin Bieber is free!

In the summer of 2010 a complaint was registered with the US District Court... Read More