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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Police LRAD Crowd Control Hearing Trauma

[rev 9/23/17] 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. The same article refers …

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Hyperacusis Screening Test

There is currently no screening test for people with hyper ears or hyperacusis. With hyper ears, it’s as if the volume of the world is stuck on loud. Scientists are working on a valid reliable 10 question screening test. In the meantime, these are some questions to consider. The more ‘yes’ answers, the more severe …

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