Browsing: Pamela Souza PhD

We at The Hearing Blog have been banging the proverbial drum for the benefits of hearing aid speech envelope preservation for some time now: Ear & Hearing just published a nice paper sponsored by Oticon on


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Our Good Friend Jason Galster PhD at Starkey publishes the Starkey Evidence Blog, which provides valuable information for those smart enough to read it. One of the hot topics here on The Hearing Blog has been


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First Person Report: Not Everyone Can Adjust to Digital Hearing Aids After A Lifetime Of Analog(ue)

Longtime UK hearing aid user Karen Stockton passionately describes in The Limping Chicken how what looks good on paper, namely that of “enhancing” audibility of sounds with the wide dynamic range compression (WDRC; technically logarithmic gain)


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How the “secret sauce” in the Starkey S-series and the GN ReSound Sparx/Danalogic 6090 and GN ReSound Enzo, LiNX² & Enzo² hearing aids can help ANSD, profoundly deaf, and other challenging patients… UPDATE 2: Our friend Jason Galster discussed this in 2012 in Prescribing Compression


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April 2015 Update: There is more to this effect coming out, as it appears noise-induced cochlear synaptopathy7 — which by insidiously causing auditory dys-synchrony places it squarely in the auditory neuropathy spectrum disorder (ANSD) “spectrum” —


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