Jan L Mayes

Online Tinnitus Hyperacusis Surveys

Scientists around the world are doing online tinnitus hyperacusis surveys to gather data from people in the tinnitus, hyperacusis, misophonia (including phonophobia), “normal” hearing, hearing loss, and Deaf Community. Take a quick survey. Help them gather data that will make things better for our future. Tinnitus Tech Questionnaire This questionnaire is a part of ESIT …

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Tinnitus Hyperacusis Frequently Asked Questions

Are people with tinnitus or decreased sound tolerance faking it? No. Brain imaging or neuroimaging tests like SPECT, PET and functional MRI prove people with tinnitus and hyperacusis have differences in their brain activity compared to people who don’t have these conditions. People with tinnitus and decreased sound tolerance have hyperactivity in the central hearing …

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Police LRAD Crowd Control Hearing Trauma

[rev 9/23/17] This is my honest opinion. Police say Long Range Acoustic Devices (LRAD) sure do rattle people. Some people call it The Scream. LRAD or sound cannons are earsplitting. Pasternack (2014) reports that some people describe the effect as the knees buckle, the brain aches, the stomach turns and suddenly nobody feels like protesting anymore. …

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