The March/April 2024, Volume 36, Number 2, Audiology Today issue has been released. Enjoy the most recent issue!
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Audiology Today (AT) is the American Academy of Audiology’s award-winning magazine of, by, and for audiologists. Each issue of this full-color, bimonthly magazine provides comprehensive reporting on topics relevant to audiology, including clinical activities and hearing research, current events, news items, professional issues, individual-institutional-organizational announcements, and other areas within the scope of practice of audiology.
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A recent study of audiologists indicated that participants perceive audiologists, overall, to be highly resistant to change. A follow-up survey found that audiologists were neither especially resistant nor especially accepting of change, that change resistance is similar across health professions, and that changes in audiology tend to occur slowly over time.
Given the bottom-up influence of the peripheral auditory system on central auditory processing, a very brief introduction on the sex hormones and the peripheral system is provided, but the majority of the article focuses on the influence of the sex hormones on the central auditory nervous system in terms of what we know, the clinical implications, and future considerations.
I have long wondered whether some audiometers are calibrated off standard to avoid the occurrence of false air-bone gaps. Calibration data from a recent study were analyzed to determine whether the audiometers were calibrated to standard bone conduction reference equivalent threshold force levels. The results are presented in this article.