This short essay concerns not constructing an ear in the sense of ontogeny (development of the individual), but that of evolution (emergence of new structures and species).
This interesting pilot study by some students at the University of British Columbia, under the guidance of Dr. Navid Shanaz examines a range of typical audiometric measures, as well as some that are designed to examine more central areas of possible dysfunction.
Within a span of 8 months in 1946, two papers dramatically changed the course of audiology.
In this edition of “Striking the Right Balance,” Dr. Jamie M. Bogle of the Mayo Clinic Arizona highlights the current knowledge and offers important information on vestibular migraine.
Audiologic Considerations for People with Normal Hearing Sensitivity yet Hearing Difficulty and/or Speech in Noise Problems
This paper examines a common scenario and reminds audiologists that it is important to listen to their patients’ complaints and be ready to help them find solutions for their HDs.
John Casali chats with the retiring Elliott Berger about his remarkable career.
Our friend from the Hearing Review, Doug Beck, shares his insightful interview with Paul Kileny on Intraoperative Neurophysiological Monitoring.
AU Bankaitis tells us a little bit about the world of Amplified Stethoscopes
Industry Research – Patient Satisfaction with Hearing Aids and Machine-Learning in Real-Life Listening Environments
Widex Canada shares the results of their Industry Research paper, “Patient Satisfaction with Hearing Aids and Machine-Learning in Real-Life Listening Environments”
GN ReSound shares the results of their Industry Research paper - "Fine-Tuning Outcomes are Similar via Teleaudiology and Face-to-Face"
Gael explores the relationship between people with hearing loss and the close people in their lives.
Bob takes a look at the different qualifications that are needed to practice audiology in different jurisdictions around the world.
In this edition of “Issues in Accessibility,” audiologist Janine Verge along with Dalhousie University audiology students, Vincent Chow, Saidah Adisa, and Sylvia Ciechanowski discuss universal design and the benefits of captions in post-secondary institutions.
Hearing problems in older people may not be related to audibility but rather to the decreased temporal processing that accompanies aging.
Noise expert Alberto Behar looks at the recent developments of “Scalpel-Free Surgery Using Everyday Acoustics”
Pam Millet lets us in on “What We Don’t Know About Canadian Students with Hearing Loss”
Robert Traynor takes a look at huge noise exposure among the air crews in bombers and fighter planes in WWI.