Inspiré de la chaussure de course créée par Bottes UGG - Achat / Vente UGG Classic pas cher la semelle intermédiaire pour une absorption maximale des Achat Nike Air Max 1/90 Pas Cher Pour Homme chocs et donc un excellent amorti.

Sound

Sound

Sound Art

Got plans to visit Canada anytime soon?  The Museum London in London, Ontario, will be hosting the exhibit “Sounds Assembling: Communication and the Art of Noise.”  The artwork includes glass panels etched with waveforms corresponding to spoken word (Artist: James Joynes) and a hand-cranked musical device that plays notes corresponding to the noise of insects (Artist: Kevin Curtis Norcross). 

Read more

Botanaudiology

With bills flying around the DC beltway and opinions creating a tornado of whispers, there is a worry about the future of audiology in the air. Will the corner pharmacy be the latest competition we have to deal with? Will all the talk about the cost of hearing aids drown out the real cost of hearing loss? Will an ill-fitting device create a lifetime of distance between a person with a hearing loss and actual help? Or will this tsunami of attention and publicity finally turn our nation’s attention to hearing loss as a public health conundrum?

Read more

And Here Comes the Pop

Last week, we gave you the fizz, now we give you the pop. Staying with the popular sounds of the season, we thought it appropriate to dissect the pop of a champagne cork. After all, you would want to have your audiologic senses on the alert as you ring in the new year.

Read more

The Cocktail Party Effect

2016 is over, and many of us attended celebrations of remembrance of the year's transpiration and resolutions for the year to come. Civilizations around the world have been celebrating the New Year for at least four millennia, but not always in December. Learn more about the history of New Year’s Eve (NYE).

Read more

Do You Hear What I Hear

The holidays are upon us, a time of merriment, joy, and for many with hearing loss and their families' frustration. However, here are some simple tips to share with your loved ones.

Read more

Children’s Headphones

A new analysis by The Wirecutter, a product-recommendation site owned by the New York Times, reveals that one-half of the "children's headphones" allowed levels more than 85 dBA limit considered safe by the World Health Organization.  Furthermore, many of the headphones tested had design flaws that allowed children to bypass safety limits easily.  The worst devices tested produced outputs of 114 dBA for music, which could potentially cause temporary or permanent hearing loss in minutes.  

Read more

Snow and Sound

In the last week or so, vast portions of the United States of America have been covered by the soft white blanket, otherwise known as winter. What is to come is what always comes with the onset of a snowy winter in the north. Travelers will spend nervous time and energy driving in suboptimal conditions. Those traveling by air will be waiting for “weather-related” delays to remove, so they can get home and see their loved ones.

Read more

Safe and Sound

Over time, automobiles have become ever safer. Airbags all around us protect us against impact and crumple zones keep the impact away from the people in the cabin. In more modern developments, automobiles are surrounded by sensors and even cameras to warn the driver about nearby objects and even drifts across traffic lanes. And today’s post-modern vehicles will even apply the brakes upon sensing danger. Even after all of these advancements, accidents happen.

Read more

Sound Byte

Listen up audiologists! Your responsibilities just increased to include nutrition for one and all. When children refuse to eat their vegetables at dinner time, parents will be looking to you. When courting couples want to impress their partners about the choice of restaurant or their culinary skills during a quiet evening in, they will be looking to you. When caregivers want to ensure that the elderly under their care eat the right portions of the right kinds of food to sustain themselves, they are going to look to you.

Read more

Medal Music

Athletes from the United States won 117 medals. Those from Ukraine, Great Britain, and China won even more. We are talking about medals at the 2016 Paralympics that followed the summer Olympics in Rio da Janeiro. While the summer Olympics get all their deserved attention, the Paralympics that follow hold a place of particular importance in the Olympic movement. This year’s Paralympics in Rio had a unique twist for us sound geeks.

Read more