Frank Musiek, Ph.D.

Geschwind and Levitsky Revisited

By Frank E. Musiek, Ph.D. The field of auditory neuroanatomy has had a varied but respectful history. This history could be divided into neuroanatomical studies on humans and animals. The human cadaver studies, and now more recently various imaging studies, have been perhaps more germane to clinicians and those involved in clinical research. One of…

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Auditory impacts of Blast Exposure

By: Melissa A. Papesh and Frederick J. Gallun Difficulty understanding speech in noisy environments is one of the most common complaints motivating patients to seek care from audiologists. Most often, this complaint is associated with some degree of hearing impairment, advancing age, or a combination of both. But how is an audiologist to respond when…

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Book review: Auditory Event-Related Potentials to Words: Implications for Audiologists by James Jerger, Jeffery Martin and Katherine Fitzharris

Auditory Event-Related Potentials to Words: Implications for Audiologists by James Jerger, Jeffery Martin and Katherine Fitzharris of the School of Behavioral Sciences, University of Texas at Dallas represents a rather fresh approach to the interpretation of late auditory evoked potentials elicited in response to word stimuli. The authors note that they hope to motivate audiologists…

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2nd Global Conference on CAPD: Another Big Success

The 2nd Global conference on CAPD entitled “Clinical Populations with CAPD, What We Know and What Lies Ahead” was held at the American Academy of Audiology (AAA) Meeting in Orlando on March 28-29th. Approximately 220 attended to hear some of the foremost researchers and clinicians in the world discuss CAPD and related issues. Program chair…

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