earplug modification

Modification of Musicians’ Earplugs: The Romance Continues…

This is a continuation of a previous post where the romantic nature of Musicians’ earplugs and a neat equation was introduced…. Musicians’ earplugs have been in use since 1988 when they were first introduced. An invention of Elmer Carlson (of twin tube fame), they were first commercialized and marketed by Etymotic Research (now Lucid Audio),…

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A Northwestern University study on Diplacusis

  Lauren Ervin is a current graduate student working towards her Master’s in Communication Disorders at Northwestern University. Her current research is focused on the phenomenon of diplacusis (or false pitch perception) and its effects on the musician population.   Her previous academic experience includes a Bachelor of Science at Western Kentucky University (Bowling Green,…

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