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Hearing Instrument Lab

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The Hearing Instrument Laboratory (HIL) is housed in South Stadium Hall. One sound-treated room is located in the HIL. Equipment is available to synthesize and generate sound digitally. Responses to sounds can be measured behaviorally, acoustically, or electroacoustically using commercial data acquisition systems and software. The HIL contains IBM-compatible computers plus related hardware. Software is available to carry out all current forms of data analysis. The HIL is connected to the University's mainframe computers via an Ethernet network. 

  • Factors affecting the acceptance of noise

  • Auditory suppression of the vestibulo-ocular reflex

  • Effectiveness of directional microphones and digital noise reduction across hearing aid manufacturers

Please email pplyer@uthsc.edu for participation opportunities.

Last Published: May 3, 2018