By Gary Jacobson and Devin McCaslin
As the JAAA editors along with our editorial team, we are proud to announce new Fast Track content for JAAA, as of March 2019. We are working diligently to publish ahead of print. We strive for a two-month turnaround on articles from acceptance to digital publication. Thank you for your patience. Plan to see more of these announcements about content updates each month.
- Speech Recognition in Noise in Single-Sided Deaf Cochlear Implant Recipients Using Digital Remote Wireless Microphone Technology
Authors: Wesarg, Thomas; Arndt, Susan; Wiebe, Konstantin; Schmid, Frauke; Huber, Annika; Mulder, Hans E.M.; Laszig, Roland; Aschendorff, Antje; Speck, Iva
- Letter to the Editor: A Response to ‘‘The Mystery of Unexplained Variance—Some Comments on Brenneman et al (2017)’’
Authors: Weihing, Jeffrey; Chermak, Gail; Musiek, Frank
- Effect of Reduced Audibility on Mini-Mental State Examination Scores
Authors: Gaeta, Laura; Azzarello, Jo; Baldwin, Jonathan; Ciro, Carrie A; Hudson, Hudson A; Johnson, Carole E; John, Andrew B
- How do Hearing Aid Owners Acquire Hearing Aid Management Skills?
Authors: Bennett, Rebecca J; Meyer, Carly J; Eikelboom, Robert H
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If you have a dog or cat, you’ve probably seen their ears moving toward an interesting or startling sound. For professional equestrians, watching the ears of their horse allows them to gauge their shifting attention. Humans still have these same muscles, and even more interesting is their relationship to our brain and how we pay attention. …
Tai Chi is not just for increasing balance; it may also help improve cognitive performance. In a recent randomized controlled trial, study participants who practiced a form of Tai Chi twice a week for six months improved their scores on the Montreal Cognitive Assessment (MoCA) when compared to a control group (Fuzhong et al, 2023)….
The majority of people are familiar with earthquakes, but there is another phenomenon that is not nearly as predictable, and louder—skyquakes. Skyquakes are enigmatic sounds, typically described as a very loud boom or trumpet-sounding noise that has no apparent cause and seems to come from the sky. Their sound is like distant, but very loud, thunder with…