In Search of Negative Gain

From time to time we see clients clinically who have very significant sensory, and possibly neural, damage. The question always arises in my mind whether to amplify the sound reaching that ear, or to remove the ear from the auditory environment.  There is no clear test for this.  In some cases it can be the…

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Our heads are finally above water!

Up until very recently, our collective amplified heads were submerged in a fog of front end distortion.  Sounds, including music and that of the voices of hard of hearing people who wear hearing aids, caused their own hearing aids to be overdriven even before the transmission reached the stage of the brilliantly designed software programming. …

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