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20Q: Acceptable Noise Level Test - The Basics and Beyond

Patrick N. Plyler, PhD, CCC-A

June 8, 2015

Noted audiology and hearing science researcher Anna Karczewska-Nabelek, died last month at the age of 81. Going back to 1973 until her retirement just a few years ago, Dr. Nabelek was a faculty member...   Read More


20Q: Today's Use of Validated Prescriptive Methods for Fitting Hearing Aids - What Would Denis Say?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

May 11, 2015

Consumers shopping to purchase hearing aids often are looking for the best brand, like they might do if they were purchasing a television or a dishwasher. We of course know that by far, what is most i...   Read More


20Q: Dietary Supplements for Tinnitus - Really?

Robert M. DiSogra, AuD

April 13, 2015

A review of dietary supplements and their claims to treat tinnitus in an engaging Q & A format.   Read More


20Q: Understanding and Supporting Reluctant Users of Remote Microphone Technology

Cheryl DeConde Johnson, EdD

March 9, 2015

1. Exactly what kind of technology are we talking about? This remote microphone technology I’m referring to is that which is personally worn, and can be either frequency –modulated (FM)...   Read More


20Q: Getting to Know the ISTS

Inga Holube, PhD

February 9, 2015

1. I keep hearing people talk about some test signal called “ISTS” and to be honest, I have no clue what it is or where it came from?You are correct, this is a test signal, and it’s...   Read More


20Q: Forensic Audiology - Putting on Your Investigator's Hat

Tom Thunder, AuD, FAAA, INCE

January 5, 2015

1. Forensic audiology? I certainly know what audiology is, but I didn’t think you could test the hearing of dead people?Ah. You’ve been watching too many NCIS and Law and Order shows. Th...   Read More


20Q: ABR Assessment in Infants - Getting it Right When it Matters the Most

Jace Wolfe, PhD, CCC-A

November 17, 2014

Dr. Jace Wolfe discusses procedural considerations for audiologists conducting ABR assessment of infant hearing, in an engaging Q & A style article.   Read More


20Q: ABR Assessment in Infants - Protocols and Standards

Jace Wolfe, PhD, CCC-A

October 13, 2014

In the early 1970s most all clinical audiologists were pretty excited about this new testing procedure that had been developed—it was called the auditory brainstem response, or ABR (or BSER back the...   Read More


20Q: Advances in Middle Ear Implant Amplification

Brad A. Stach, PhD

September 8, 2014

If you have ever read an intro to a paper about middle ear implant hearing aids, you know it has to start off with something about the 1930s research of Alvar Wilska from the Physiology Department at...   Read More


20Q: OAEs - Music to My Ears

Sumitrajit Dhar, PhD

August 11, 2014

Clinical uses and future directions for OAEs in the assessment of the auditory system.   Read More


20Q: OAEs - Sound Clinical Tool

Sumitrajit Dhar, PhD

July 7, 2014

A current review of clinical uses of OAEs for audiologists presented in an engaging Q & A format.   Read More


20Q: Using Auditory Event-Related Potentials for a Better Understanding of Word Recognition

James Jerger, PhD

June 2, 2014

An engaging Q & A discussion of how auditory evoked-related potentials can help understand the cognitive factors involved in word recognition.   Read More


20Q: A Review of 2013 Hearing Aid Research—Tips for the Clinician

Catherine Palmer, PhD

May 5, 2014

Like most things in the practice of audiology, the selection and fitting of hearing aids is evidence based. We use the research literature to base our decisions of what prescriptive methods to use, ho...   Read More


20Q: Hearing Aid Provision and the Challenge of Change

Robyn Cox, PhD

April 7, 2014

1. In the few years I’ve been in the profession, I’ve noticed that a lot of what my professors taught about hearing aid fitting isn’t actually done in the “real world”....   Read More


20Q: Auditory Fitness for Duty

Doug Brungart, PhD

March 10, 2014

1. Walter Reed Medical Center . . . that’s a place with a lot of audiology history, right? Most certainly. What started off as Walter Reed General Hospital in 1909 became Walter Reed Army Medical Ce...   Read More


20Q: The Audiologist as Gatekeeper for Language and Cognition

Derek Stiles, PhD

February 10, 2014

1. I know you’re an audiologist, but I’ve heard that you also know a few things about language development?Well, I think any audiologist who works frequently with children also deals with...   Read More


20Q: Real-Ear Probe-Microphone Measures — 30 Years of Progress?

H. Gustav Mueller, PhD

January 13, 2014

1. You mention progress? I just saw a new system where the core processing is a small device with a USB connection to a laptop. That sure beats the big cumbersome systems of years ago.You’re right....   Read More


20Q: Improving Speech Understanding in the Classroom - Today's Solutions

Daniel Ostergren, AuD

November 11, 2013

1) I haven’t heard that much about classroom acoustics, or “classroom amplification” of late. I assumed this was because most of the issues had been addressed? Not entirely true, unf...   Read More


20Q: Audiology to the People – Combining Technology and Connectivity for Services by Telehealth

De Wet Swanepoel, PhD

October 7, 2013

1. It seems that over the past few years I’ve been hearing the word “telehealth” more frequently in audiology-related discussions – why the interest? Telehealth is a relative...   Read More


20Q: Acoustic Immittance - What Still Works & What's New

Lisa L. Hunter, PhD

September 9, 2013

1. Clinical immittance testing has been around a long time, hasn’t it?Relatively speaking, yes. Even before I was born! There are reports of acoustic reflex testing using an impedance bridge going b...   Read More


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