Binaural Hearing 101

Hearing With Two Ears Binaural Hearing.  “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak” (Epictetus the Stoic). These may be wishful thoughts relative to wisdom, but near the truth relative to psychoacoustics. The auditory system maximizes slight differences in time (and phase), intensity, and spectral…

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Hearing Aid Market Penetration

Is There a Real Percentage Change in Hearing Aid Market Penetration rates?   This week’s post continues a discussion of hearing aid market penetration.  This was not the intended topic, but after reading last week’s presentation, some readers challenged Figure 1 of that post, even though the overall message was not challenged – that market penetration…

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