Sound Quantification II

This post continues a series on the origins  of initial sound quantification.  Last week’s post related to how the speed of sound was measured.  This week continues with frequency analysis and amplitude. Frequency Analysis of Sound The Italian scientist Galileo (1564-1642) pulled a knife blade across the serrated edge of a coin and noted the…

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Trivia: History of Hearing Testing

At the 2013 Audiology Now meeting in Anaheim, a group of us (Robert Margolis, Charles Berlin, Jay Hall III, and myself, were invited to give a presentation on topics related to the History of Audiology (hearing testing, hearing aids, and vestibular testing).  That which follows takes on the format of questions, utilizing materials from the…

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