Audiology
Audiology (from Latin audīre, "to hear"; and from Greek -λογία, -logia) is a branch of science that studies hearing, balance, and related disorders. Its practitioners, who treat those with hearing los...
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Feel the Beat: Dancing While Deaf
Antoine Hunter just wants to be heard and understood. Born completely without hearing in his left ear and hard of hearing in his right, Hunter, who's now com...
Resistance To Hearing Loss Treatment Can Lead To Depression
A study has identified that many people are running the risk of depression and anxiety by staying silent about hearing difficulties. According to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communica...
Gene Therapy Restores Hearing In Deaf Mice
Using gene therapy, researchers at Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School have restored hearing in mice with a genetic form of deafness. Their work, published online July 8 by the journ...
Hearing Hands - Touching Ad By Samsung
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Deaf Man Told To “Look Over There.” When He Does, You’ll Bawl Like A Baby!
To promote their new video call center for people with hearing disabilities, Samsung Turkey put together a wonderfully touching moment for a young man who suffers from hearing loss. They set up hidden...
Agnosia
Agnosia is the inability to process sensory information. Often there is a loss of ability to recognize objects, persons, sounds, shapes, or smells while the specific sense is not defective nor is ther...
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Hearing
Hearing, auditory perception, or audition is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time, through an organ such as the ear. So...
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Auditory system
The auditory system is the sensory system for the sense of hearing. It includes both the sensory organs (the ears) and the auditory parts of the sensory system.
The auditory periphery, starting w...
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Leo Doerfler
Leo G. Doerfler (1919–2004) helped develop the practice of audiology in the 1940s. He played a leading role in establishing professional bodies and educational standards for audiology practitioners.
Deafhood
Deafhood is a term coined by Paddy Ladd in his book "Understanding Deaf Culture: In Search of Deafhood." While the precise meaning of the word remains deliberately vague—Ladd himself calls Deafhood a ...
Outer ear
The outer ear is the external portion of the ear, which consists of the pinna and external auditory meatus. It gathers sound energy and focuses it on the eardrum (tympanic membrane).
The visible p...
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Hyperacusis
Hyperacusis (also spelled hyperacousis) is a health condition characterized by an over-sensitivity to certain frequency and volume ranges of sound (a collapsed tolerance to usual environmental sound)....
American Journal of Audiology
The American Journal of Audiology is a peer-reviewed medical journal published biannually by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. It publishes articles related to clinical practice in aud...
Tone deafness
Tone deafness is the lack of relative pitch, or the inability to distinguish between musical notes that is not due to the lack of musical training or education. Tone deafness is the congenital form of...
Sound annoyance
Sound annoyance is "a feeling of displeasure associated with any agent or condition [related to sound] that is believed to affect adversely an individual or a group".
Annoyance implies a negative ...
Journal of the International Phonetic Association
The Journal of the International Phonetic Association is a peer-reviewed academic journal that appears three times a year. It is published by Cambridge University Press on behalf of the International ...
Conduction aphasia
Conduction aphasia, also called associative aphasia, is a relatively rare form of aphasia. An acquired language disorder, it is characterized by intact auditory comprehension, fluent (yet paraphasic) ...
Cochlear nuclei
The cochlear nucleus complex, also known as the cochlear nuclei, are two heterogeneous collections of neurons in the mammalian brainstem that receive input from the cochlear nerve, that carries sound ...
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Cochlear implant
A cochlear implant (CI) is a surgically implanted electronic device that provides a sense of sound to a person who is profoundly deaf or severely hard of hearing.Cochlear implants may help provide hea...
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Auditory verbal agnosia
Auditory verbal agnosia (AVA), also known as pure word deafness, is the inability to comprehend speech. Individuals with this disorder lose the ability to understand language, repeat words, and write...
Noise map
A noise map is a graphic representation of the sound level distribution existing in a given region, for a defined period.
Although some previous approaches had been made, the main international ag...
Mixed transcortical aphasia
An aphasia is any disorder of language that causes the patient to have the inability to communicate, whether it is through writing, speaking, or sign language. Mixed transcortical aphasia is the least...