A Case for Mid-frequency Amplification?

Most individuals with hearing loss are affected mostly in the high frequencies. And, because consonants–those phonemes (distinctive speech sounds) that are believed to enable humans to differentiate one word from another–are high-frequency sounds, hearing aid fitting formulas universally call for high-frequency amplification. This continues to be a take-off of the old “audiogram fitting” approach (although with less…

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Animal Vocalization Analysis: the gPLP

Prologue: Every now and then one has to release the nerd inside them.  This blog is one of those times.  However,   this venture turned out worse than I had imagined.  So, it might be helpful if I provided some background as to why I delved into this topic. As some of you might have noticed,…

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