Golf and Hearing: Does theory Sometimes Get in the Way of Reality?

During the rain delay in the golf Players Championship on television, I attempted   to justify the time I was spending watching a “good walk ruined” as Mark Twain was fond of saying.  The announcers were commenting on how far the ball was now being driven, and in a moment of brilliance I had my…

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Reality of Directional Mic Hearing Aids (Part III)

There are at least three assumptions about directional microphone hearing aids that require discussion. 1.     Hearing aid manufacturers routinely measure the directional properties of DM hearing aids prior to shipment. 2.     Directional features programmed into the hearing aid seen on the computer programming screen are actually what is programmed into the hearing aid. 3.     Once…

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