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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Hearing Testing in Song

Over the years many items of interest to hearing professionals have been lost or forgotten, and for others, have never been experienced.  This blog relates to an item of interest that if not presented here, may never have been known to hearing professionals. In my library is an audio tape with a couple of songs…

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