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 Through the Eyes

Hearing Through the Eyes – This Does Sound Weird You’ve Got to be Kidding, Right? Can a person actually hear through their eyes? Color me among those shaking their head, seriously questioning if I had read, and heard, this correctly. But, such was suggested by the title of a presentation I attended at the American…

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