Audiometer Evolution

Audiometer Evolution – Can Instruments Evolve? By George J. Frye President, Frye Electronics, Inc.   Evolution can occur that has little effect on the outward appearance of the object.  This involves operator interface features of an instrument rather than its inner workings.  Does this apply to instruments used in audiology? Traditional Audiometer Design – Mechanical…

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Asymmetrical Hearing Loss – Aided “Catch Up” Surprises

Centering Surprises in Asymmetrical Listeners H. Christopher Schweitzer and Don Kim One of the first activities in audiological assessment is that we argue with Nature.  We test one ear isolated from the other. Dr. Schweitzer is Director of HEAR 4-U International; Chief of Auditory Sciences at Able Planet, Inc.; and Senior Audiologist, Family Hearing Centers in…

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