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Hearing Aids
1. Fitting Hearing Aids Using Clinical Prefitting Speech Measures: An Evidence-Based Review
Killion, Mead C., Gudmundsen, Gail I.
2005
J Am Acad Audiol Volume 16 Pages 439-447

5.0 MB PDF File
2. Development Of A Quick Speech-In-Noise Test For Measuring Signal-To-Noise Ratio Loss In Normal-Hearing And Hearing-Impaired Listeners
Killion, Mead C., Niquette, Patricia A., Gudmundsen, Gail I., Revit, Larry J. and Banerjee, Shilpi
2004
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116 (4), Pt. 1, 2395-2405

4.1 MB PDF File
3. The 'Missing 6 dB' Of Tillman, Johnson, and Olsen Was Found - 30 Years Ago
Block, Michael G., Killion, Mead C. and Tillman, Tom W.
2004
Seminars in Hearing, Vol. 25, No. 1, P. 7-16.

2.4 MB PDF File
4. Myths About Hearing Aid Benefit And Satisfaction
Killion, Mead C.
2004
The Hearing Review, August, P. 14,16,18-20,66

2.5 MB PDF File
5. Myths About Hearing In Noise and Directional Microphones
Killion, Mead C.
2004
The Hearing Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, P. 14-19, 72-73.

2.5 MB PDF File
6. Myths That Discourage Improvements In Hearing Aid Design
Killion, Mead C.
2004
The Hearing Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, P. 32-40, 70.

1.9 MB PDF File
7. Performance of Directional Microphones for Hearing Aids: Real-World versus Simulation
Compton-Conley, Cynthia L., Newman, Arlene C., Killion, Mead C., Levitt, Harry
2004
J Am Acad Audiol Volume 15 Pages 440-455

9.2 MB PDF File
8. Earmold Acoustics
Killion, Mead C.
2003
Seminars in Hearing, Vol. 24, No. 4, P. 299-312.

3.1 MB PDF File
9. Physical Options For Custom Hearing Aids
Gudmundsen, Gail I.
2003
Seminars In Hearing, Vol. 24, No. 4, P. 313-321

2.4 MB PDF File
10. There's Less Talking In Barrels, But The Occlusion Effect Is Still With Us
Mueller, H. Gustav
2003
The Hearing Journal Vol. 56, No. 8

1.9 MB PDF File
11. New Thinking On Hearing In Noise: A Generalized Articulation Index.
Killion, Mead C.
2002
Paper Based On A Presentation At CID Conference On New Frontiers In The Amelioration Of Hearing Loss, March 2001, Seminars In Hearing, Vol. 23, No. 1, P. 57-75.

5.1 MB PDF File
12. Digital Cellphone Progress Report
Killion, Mead C.
2001
British Society Of Hearing Aid Audiologists News, May Issue.
Currently Not Available
13. Digital Cellphones and Hearing Aids: The Problem Is Mostly Solved.
Killion, Mead C.
2001
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 54, No.3 P.10-19.

1.8 MB PDF File
14. Suitcase Lab Measurement Of Digital Cellphone Interference Levels On Hearing Aids.
Killion, Mead C., Teder, Harry and Thoma, Russ
2001
Journal Am Acad Audiol, Vol.12, No. 6, P. 281-285.

1.9 MB PDF File
15. Principles of High-Fidelity Hearing Aid Amplification
Killion, Mead C. and Laurel A. Christensen
2000
Chapter in The Textbook of Hearing Aid Amplification (2nd ed.), pp 171-207

1.3 MB PDF File
16. What Can The Pure-Tone Audiogram Tell Us About A Patient's SNR Loss?
Killion, Mead C. and Niquette, Patricia A.
2000
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 53, No. 3, P. 46-53.

2.6 MB PDF File
17. Digital, Analogue, and/Directional: Will The Real Winner Please Step Forward
Killion, Mead C.
1999
British Society Of Hearing Aid Audiologists Newsletter, Winter/Spring Issue.
Currently Not Available
18. Hearing Aids - Past, Present and Future: SNR Loss Comes of Age
Killion, Mead C. and Niquette, Patricia A.
1999
Chapter in Proceedings of 18th Danavox Symposium, pp 325-340

4.9 MB PDF File
19. The Case Of The Missing Dots: AI and SNR Loss
Killion, Mead C. and Christensen, Laurel A.
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 5, 32-47.

2.2 MB PDF File
20. Real-World Performance Of An ITE Directional Microphone
Killion, Mead C., Schulein, Robert, Christensen, Laurel A., Fabry, David, Revit, Larry J., Niquette, Patty, and Chung, King
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 24-38.

2.4 MB PDF File
21. Some Instructions To Readers On Using The Journal's Real-World Audio CD
Christensen, Laurel A., Killion, Mead C., Niquette, Patty T., and Revit, Larry J.
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 8, 68-75.

1.3 MB PDF File
22. A Critique On Four Popular Statements About Compression
Killion, Mead C.
1997
The Hearing Review, Vol. 4, No. 2, 36, 38.

875 KB PDF File
23. Guest Editorial: Hearing Aids: Past, Present, Future: Moving Toward Normal Conversations In Noise
Killion, Mead C.
1997
British Journal Of Audiology, Vol. 31, 141-148.

2.3 MB PDF File
24. Hearing Aid Transducers
Killion, Mead C.
1997
Encyclopedia of Acoustics, Chapter 166 in Vol. 4, pp 1979-1990

1.9 MB PDF File
25. The SIN Report: Circuits Haven't Solved The Hearing-In-Noise Problem
Killion, Mead C.
1997
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 50, No. 10.

1.6 MB PDF File
26. SNR Loss: "I Can Hear What People Say, But I Can't Understand Them"
Killion, Mead C.
1997
The Hearing Review, Vol. 4, No.12, 8-14.

1.8 MB PDF File
27. Compression: Distinctions
Killion, Mead C.
1996
The Hearing Review, 3, No. 8, 29, 30, 32.

1.8 MB PDF File
28. http://www.compression.edu
Mueller, H. Gustav and Killion, Mead C.
1996
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 49, No. 1, 10, 44-46.

2.0 MB PDF File
29. Comparison of Two Hearing Aid Receiver-Amplifier Combinations Using Sound Quality Judgments
Palmer, Catherine V., Killion, Mead C., Wilber, Laura A. and Ballad, William J.
1995
Ear & Hearing, pp 587-598

2.3 MB PDF File
30. FIG6 In Ten
Gitles, Toni C. and Niquette, Patty T.
1995
The Hearing Review Vol. 2, No. 10, P. 28 and 30

764 KB PDF File
31. Talking Hair Cells: What They Have TO Say About Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1995
Hair Cells & Hearing Aids, Chapter 8, pp 125-172

5.1 MB PDF File
32. The Adverse Side Effects Of FDA's Hearing Aid Proscriptions
Killion, Mead C.
1994
Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry, No. 10.
Currently Not Available
33. Amplification: Is Class D Better Than Class B?
Johnson, William A. and Killion, Mead C.
1994
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 11-13.

853 KB PDF File
34. Fitting CIC Hearing Aids - Some Practical Pointers
Gudmundsen, Gail I.
1994
The Hearing Journal Vol. 47, No. 7

1.6 MB PDF File
35. Why Some Hearing Aids Don't Work Well!!
Killion, Mead C.
1994
The Hearing Review 1, No. 1, 40, 42-43.

979 KB PDF File
36. The 3 Types Of Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Loudness and Intelligibility Considerations
Killion, Mead C. and Fikret-Pasa, Selda
1993
The Hearing Journal 46, No. 11, 1-4.

1.8 MB PDF File
37. CORFIG and GIFROC: Real Ear to Coupler and Back
Killion, Mead C. and Revit, Lawrence J.
1993
Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance (2nd ed.), Chapter 5, pp 65-85

3.2 MB PDF File
38. HABRAT: Hearing Aid Brain Rewiring Accommodation Time
Gatehouse, Stuart and Killion, Mead C.
1993
Hearing Instruments 44, No. 10, 29-32.

1.4 MB PDF File
39. The K-AMP™ Hearing Aid: A Summary Of Feature & Benefits
Kruger, Barbara and Kruger, Fredrick M.
1993
Hearing Instruments Vol. 44, No. 1

1.1 MB PDF File
40. The K-AMP™ Hearing Aid: A Wide Range Of Fitting Options
Kruger, Barbara and Kruger, Fredrick M.
1993
Hearing Instruments Vol. 44, No. 3

1.0 MB PDF File
41. The K-AMP™ Hearing Aid: An Attempt to Present High Figelity for the Hearing Impaired
Killion, Mead C.
1993
Chapter in Recent Developments in Hearing Instrument Technology (15th Danavox Symposium, Denmark), pp 167-229

6.0 MB PDF File
42. The K-AMP™ Hearing Aid: Clinical Impressions With Fittings
Kruger, Barbara and Kruger, Fredrick M.
1993
Hearing Instruments Vol. 44, No. 2

1.5 MB PDF File
43. Kessler Was Right-Partly: But Sin Test Shows Some Aids Improve Hearing In Noise
Killion, Mead C. and Villchur, Edgar
1993
The Hearing Journal 46, No. 9, 31-35.

2.1 MB PDF File
44. Transducers and Acoustic Couplings: The Hearing Aid Problem That Is (Mostly) Solved
Killion, Mead C.
1993
Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance (2nd ed.), Chapter 3, pp 31-50

3.4 MB PDF File
45. Some Questions And Answers Concerning The K-AMP™ Circuit
Sweetow, Robert W., Knight, Jane K., Kruger, Barbara and Kruger, Fredrick M.
1992
Hearing Instruments Vol. 43, No. 7

388 KB PDF File
46. A Subjective Evaluation of K-AMP™ vs. Linear Hearing Aids
Knight, Jane K.
1992
Hearing Instruments Vol. 43, No. 10

1.2 MB PDF File
47. High Fidelity and Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1991
Audio 75, No. 1, P. 42-44.

1.2 MB PDF File
48. Classifying Automatic Signal Processors
Killion, Mead C., Staab, Wayne J. and Preves, David A.
1990
Hearing Instruments 41 No. 8, 24-26.

716 KB PDF File
49. An Easy Method For Calculating The Articulation Index
Mueller, H. Gustav and Killion, Mead C.
1990
Hearing Journal 43 No. 9, 14-17.

1.5 MB PDF File
50. A High Fidelity Hearing Aid
Killion, Mead C.
1990
Hearing Instruments 41 No. 8, 38-39.

988 KB PDF File
51. An "Acoustically Invisible" Hearing Aid
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Hearing Instruments 39 No. 10, 39-44.

1.5 MB PDF File
52. Earmold Design: Theory and Practice
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Proceedings of 13th Danavox Symposium, Chapter 2, pp 155-175

2.2 MB PDF File
53. The Hollow Voice Occlusion Effect
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Proceedings of 13th Danavox Symposium, Chapter 3, pp 231-241

1.1 MB PDF File
54. Principles of High Fidelity Hearing Aid Amplification
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Handbook of Hearing Aid Amplification, Volume 1: Theoretical and Technical Considerations, pp 45-79

7.2 MB PDF File
55. Small Acoustic Tubes: New Approximations Including Isothermal and Viscous Effects
Zuercher, Joseph C., Carlson, Elmer V. and Killion, Mead C.
1988
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 83 653-1660.

3.0 MB PDF File
56. Special Fitting Problems and Open-Canal Solutions
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Proceedings of 13th Danavox Symposium, Chapter 3, pp 219-230

1.3 MB PDF File
57. Insertion Gain Repeatability Versus Loudspeaker Location: You Want Me To Put My Loudspeaker W H E R E?
Killion, Mead C. and Revit, Larry J.
1987
Ear and Hearing, 8, No. 5 Supplement, 68S-73S.

2.1 MB PDF File
58. The LDL to SSPL 90 Conversion Dilemma
Libby, E. Robert
1985
Hearing Instruments Vol. 36, No. 8

1.0 MB PDF File
59. The Noise Problem, There's Hope
Killion, Mead C.
1985
Hearing Instruments 36 No. 11, 26-32.

2.0 MB PDF File
60. Response-Modifying Earhooks For Special Fitting Problems
Killion, Mead C. and Wilson, Donald L.
1985
Audecibel 34 No. 4, 28-20.

1.8 MB PDF File
61. A Low Frequency Emphasis Open Canal Hearing Aid
Killion, Mead C., Berlin, Charles I. and Hood, Linda
1984
Hearing Instruments 35, No. 8, 30-34.

1.7 MB PDF File
62. Recent Earmolds For Wideband OTE and ITE Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1984
Hearing Journal 37, No. 8,15-22.

3.4 MB PDF File
63. Evaluation Of High-Fidelity Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C. and Tillman, Tom W.
1982
J. Speech Hearing Res. 25, 15-25.

5.1 MB PDF File
64. Transducers, Earmolds and Sound Quality Considerations
Killion, Mead C.
1982
Chapter in Acoustical Amplification for the Hearing Impaired: Research Needs, pp 104-111

1.6 MB PDF File
65. Earmold Options For Wideband Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1981
J. Speech and Hearing Dis. 46, 10-20.

4.2 MB PDF File
66. CORFIG: Coupler Response For Flat Insertion Gain
Killion, Mead C. and Monser, IV, Edward L.
1980
Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance, Chapter 8, pp 149-168

1.7 MB PDF File
67. Problems in the Application of Broadband Hearing Aid Earphones
Killion, Mead C.
1980
Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance, Chapter 11, pp 219-264

3.2 MB PDF File
68. Design and Evaluation of High-Fidelity Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1979
Dissertation Submitted to the Graduate School at Northwesten University

7.9 MB PDF File
69. Frequency Characteristics of Recent Broad Band Receivers
Knowles, Hugh S. and Killion, Mead C.
1978
Journal of Audiological Technique, Vol. 17, pp 86-99, 136-140

1.9 MB PDF File
70. Revised Estimate Of Minimum Audible Pressure: Where Is The "Missing 6 dB"?
Killion, Mead C.
1978
J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 63, No. 5, P. 1501-1508

3.1 MB PDF File
71. Noise Of Ears And Microphones
Killion, Mead C.
1976
J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 59, No. 2, P. 424-433

3.4 MB PDF File
72. Probe-tube Microphone Assembly
Villchur, Edgar and Killion, Mead C.
1975
Journal Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp 238-240

767 KB PDF File
73. Vibration Sensitivity Measurements On Subminiature Condenser Microphones
Killion, Mead C.
1975
Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Vol. 23, No. 2, P. 123-127

1.6 MB PDF File
74. Subminiature Directional Microphones
Carlson, Elmer V. and Killion, Mead C.
1974
Journal Of The Audio Engineering Society Vol. 22, No. 2, P. 92-96

1.5 MB PDF File
75. A Subminiature Electret-Condenser Microphone Of New Design
Killion, Mead C. and Carlson, Elmer V.
1974
Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Vol. 22, No. 4, P. 237-244

2.8 MB PDF File
76. A Wideband Miniature Microphone
Killion, Mead C. and Carlson, Elmer V.
1970
Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Vol. 18, No. 6

1.8 MB PDF File
77. A Low-Noise Two-Wire Condenser Microphone Preamplifier
Killion, Mead C.
1967
Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Vol. 15, No. 2

2.4 MB PDF File

Hearing Aid Fitting and Verification
1. Fitting Hearing Aids Using Clinical Prefitting Speech Measures: An Evidence-Based Review
Killion, Mead C., Gudmundsen, Gail I.
2005
J Am Acad Audiol Volume 16 Pages 439-447

5.0 PDF File
2. Development Of A Quick Speech-In-Noise Test For Measuring Signal-To-Noise Ratio Loss In Normal-Hearing And Hearing-Impaired Listeners
Killion, Mead C., Niquette, Patricia A., Gudmundsen, Gail I., Revit, Larry J. and Banerjee, Shilpi
2004
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116 (4), Pt. 1, 2395-2405

4.1 MB PDF File
3. The 'Missing 6 dB' Of Tillman, Johnson, and Olsen Was Found - 30 Years Ago
Block, Michael G., Killion, Mead C. and Tillman, Tom W.
2004
Seminars in Hearing, Vol. 25, No. 1, P. 7-16.

2.4 MB PDF File
4. Myths About Hearing Aid Benefit And Satisfaction
Killion, Mead C.
2004
The Hearing Review, August, P. 14,16,18-20,66

2.5 MB PDF File
5. Earmold Acoustics
Killion, Mead C.
2003
Seminars in Hearing, Vol. 24, No. 4, P. 299-312.

3.1 MB PDF File
6. Physical Options For Custom Hearing Aids
Gudmundsen, Gail I.
2003
Seminars In Hearing, Vol. 24, No. 4, P. 313-321

2.4 MB PDF File
7. Digital Cellphones and Hearing Aids: The Problem Is Mostly Solved.
Killion, Mead C.
2001
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 54, No.3 P.10-19.

1.8 MB PDF File
8. Principles of High-Fidelity Hearing Aid Amplification
Killion, Mead C. and Laurel A. Christensen
2000
Chapter in The Textbook of Hearing Aid Amplification (2nd ed.), pp 171-207

1.3 MB PDF File
9. What Can The Pure-Tone Audiogram Tell Us About A Patient's SNR Loss?
Killion, Mead C. and Niquette, Patricia A.
2000
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 53, No. 3, P. 46-53.

2.6 MB PDF File
10. The Case Of The Missing Dots: AI and SNR Loss
Killion, Mead C. and Christensen, Laurel A.
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 5, 32-47.

2.2 MB PDF File
11. Some Instructions To Readers On Using The Journal's Real-World Audio CD
Christensen, Laurel A., Killion, Mead C., Niquette, Patty T., and Revit, Larry J.
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 8, 68-75.

1.3 MB PDF File
12. FIG6 In Ten
Gitles, Toni C. and Niquette, Patty T.
1995
The Hearing Review Vol. 2, No. 10, P. 28 and 30

764 KB PDF File
13. Talking Hair Cells: What They Have TO Say About Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1995
Hair Cells & Hearing Aids, Chapter 8, pp 125-172

5.1 MB PDF File
14. Fitting CIC Hearing Aids - Some Practical Pointers
Gudmundsen, Gail I.
1994
The Hearing Journal Vol. 47, No. 7

1.6 MB PDF File
15. The 3 Types Of Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Loudness and Intelligibility Considerations
Killion, Mead C. and Fikret-Pasa, Selda
1993
The Hearing Journal 46, No. 11, 1-4.

1.8 MB PDF File
16. CORFIG and GIFROC: Real Ear to Coupler and Back
Killion, Mead C. and Revit, Lawrence J.
1993
Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance (2nd ed.), Chapter 5, pp 65-85

3.2 MB PDF File
17. HABRAT: Hearing Aid Brain Rewiring Accommodation Time
Gatehouse, Stuart and Killion, Mead C.
1993
Hearing Instruments 44, No. 10, 29-32.

1.4 MB PDF File
18. The K-AMP™ Hearing Aid: A Wide Range Of Fitting Options
Kruger, Barbara and Kruger, Fredrick M.
1993
Hearing Instruments Vol. 44, No. 3

1.0 MB PDF File
19. The K-AMP™ Hearing Aid: An Attempt to Present High Figelity for the Hearing Impaired
Killion, Mead C.
1993
Chapter in Recent Developments in Hearing Instrument Technology (15th Danavox Symposium, Denmark), pp 167-229

6.0 MB PDF File
20. The K-AMP™ Hearing Aid: Clinical Impressions With Fittings
Kruger, Barbara and Kruger, Fredrick M.
1993
Hearing Instruments Vol. 44, No. 2

1.5 MB PDF File
21. A Subjective Evaluation of K-AMP™ vs. Linear Hearing Aids
Knight, Jane K.
1992
Hearing Instruments Vol. 43, No. 10

1.2 MB PDF File
22. An Easy Method For Calculating The Articulation Index
Mueller, H. Gustav and Killion, Mead C.
1990
Hearing Journal 43 No. 9, 14-17.

1.5 MB PDF File
23. Earmold Design: Theory and Practice
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Proceedings of 13th Danavox Symposium, Chapter 2, pp 155-175

2.2 MB PDF File
24. The Hollow Voice Occlusion Effect
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Proceedings of 13th Danavox Symposium, Chapter 3, pp 231-241

1.1 MB PDF File
25. Special Fitting Problems and Open-Canal Solutions
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Proceedings of 13th Danavox Symposium, Chapter 3, pp 219-230

1.3 MB PDF File
26. Insertion Gain Repeatability Versus Loudspeaker Location: You Want Me To Put My Loudspeaker W H E R E?
Killion, Mead C. and Revit, Larry J.
1987
Ear and Hearing, 8, No. 5 Supplement, 68S-73S.

2.1 MB PDF File
27. The LDL to SSPL 90 Conversion Dilemma
Libby, E. Robert
1985
Hearing Instruments Vol. 36, No. 8

1.0 MB PDF File
28. Response-Modifying Earhooks For Special Fitting Problems
Killion, Mead C. and Wilson, Donald L.
1985
Audecibel 34 No. 4, 28-20.

1.8 MB PDF File
29. Transducers, Earmolds and Sound Quality Considerations
Killion, Mead C.
1982
Chapter in Acoustical Amplification for the Hearing Impaired: Research Needs, pp 104-111

1.6 MB PDF File
30. Earmold Options For Wideband Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1981
J. Speech and Hearing Dis. 46, 10-20.

4.2 MB PDF File
31. CORFIG: Coupler Response For Flat Insertion Gain
Killion, Mead C. and Monser, IV, Edward L.
1980
Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance, Chapter 8, pp 149-168

1.7 MB PDF File
32. Problems in the Application of Broadband Hearing Aid Earphones
Killion, Mead C.
1980
Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance, Chapter 11, pp 219-264

3.2 MB PDF File
33. Revised Estimate Of Minimum Audible Pressure: Where Is The "Missing 6 dB"?
Killion, Mead C.
1978
J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 63, No. 5, P. 1501-1508

3.1 MB PDF File
34. Probe-tube Microphone Assembly
Villchur, Edgar and Killion, Mead C.
1975
Journal Acoustical Society of America, Vol. 57, No. 1, pp 238-240

767 KB PDF File

Earmold Acoustics & Earhooks
1. Earmold Acoustics
Killion, Mead C.
2003
Seminars in Hearing, Vol. 24, No. 4, P. 299-312.

3.1 MB PDF File
2. Earmold Design: Theory and Practice
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Proceedings of 13th Danavox Symposium, Chapter 2, pp 155-175

2.2 MB PDF File
3. The Hollow Voice Occlusion Effect
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Proceedings of 13th Danavox Symposium, Chapter 3, pp 231-241

1.1 MB PDF File
4. Response-Modifying Earhooks For Special Fitting Problems
Killion, Mead C. and Wilson, Donald L.
1985
Audecibel 34 No. 4, 28-20.

1.8 MB PDF File
5. Recent Earmolds For Wideband OTE and ITE Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1984
Hearing Journal 37, No. 8,15-22.

3.4 MB PDF File
6. Transducers, Earmolds and Sound Quality Considerations
Killion, Mead C.
1982
Chapter in Acoustical Amplification for the Hearing Impaired: Research Needs, pp 104-111

1.6 MB PDF File
7. Earmold Options For Wideband Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1981
J. Speech and Hearing Dis. 46, 10-20.

4.2 MB PDF File
8. Problems in the Application of Broadband Hearing Aid Earphones
Killion, Mead C.
1980
Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance, Chapter 11, pp 219-264

3.2 MB PDF File
9. Frequency Characteristics of Recent Broad Band Receivers
Knowles, Hugh S. and Killion, Mead C.
1978
Journal of Audiological Technique, Vol. 17, pp 86-99, 136-140

1.9 MB PDF File

Hearing Protection
1. Hearing Protection for Musicians
Niquette, Patricia A.
2006
The Hearing Review, March, P. 22, 25, 26, 28

1.7 MB PDF File
2. Watch Your Ears - Safeguard Your Most Valuable Assests
Parsons, Mark
2001
Modern Drummer, January 2001

3.0 MB PDF File
3. Let The Music Begin!
Briskey, Karen and Paulson, Mary
1999
The Hearing Review Vol. 6, No. 2, P. 37

492 KB PDF File
4. How Loud Is Too Loud? The Danger Of Excessive Audio Levels
Moss, Brett
1997
Pro Audio Review, June

2.0 MB PDF File
5. Protecting The Professional Ear: Conservation Strategies And Devices
Hall, James W. III and Santucci, Michael
1995
The Hearing Journal Vol. 48, No. 3

444 KB PDF File
6. The Parvum Bonum, Plus Melius Fallacy in Earplug Selection
Killion, Mead C.
1993
Chapter in Recent Developments in Hearing Instrument Technology (15th Danavox Symposium, Denmark), pp 415-433

1.9 MB PDF File
7. Sound Exposures and Hearing Thresholds Of Symphony Orchestra Musicians
Royster, Julia D., Royster, Larry H. and Killion, Mead C.
1991
J. Acoust. Soc.Am 89 No. 6, 2793-2803.

3.9 MB PDF File
8. Drumming: How Risky Is It To Your Hearing?
Cohen, Peter
1990
Modern Drummer, October 1990

6.8 MB PDF File
9. An Earplug With Uniform 15-dB Attenuation
Killion, Mead C., DeVilbiss, Ed and Stewart, Jonathan
1988
Hearing Journal 41 No. 5,14-17.

1.1 MB PDF File

Earphones
1. Comments On "Earphones In Audiometry" [Zwislocki Et Al., J. Acoust.Soc.Am. 83,1688-1689(1988)]
Killion, Mead C. and Villchur, Edgar
1989
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 85 No. 4, 775-1778.

1.8 MB PDF File
2. Comparison Of The Noise Attenuation Of Three Audiometric Earphones, With Additional Data On Masking Near Threshold
Berger, E. H. and Killion, Mead C.
1989
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 86, 1392-1403.

3.8 MB PDF File
3. Reference Thresholds For The ER-3A Insert Earphone
Wilber, Laura A., Kruger, Barbara and Killion, Mead C.
1988
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 83, 669-6776.

2.6 MB PDF File
4. Zwislocki Was Right...
Killion, Mead C., Wilber, Laura A., and Gudmundsen, Gail I.
1988
Hearing Instruments 39 No.1, 14-18.

2.0 MB PDF File
5. Clinical Use Of An Insert Earphone
Ballad, William J., Clemis, Jack D. and Killion, Mead C.
1986
Annals Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 95 No. 5, 520-524.

2.0 MB PDF File
6. Insert Earphones For More Interaural Attenuation
Killion, Mead C., Wilber, Laura A. and Gudmundsen, Gail I.
1985
Hearing Instruments 36, No. 2, 34-36.

876 KB PDF File
7. New Insert Earphones For Audiometry
Killion, Mead C.
1984
Hearing Instruments 35, No. 7, 28.

1.1 MB PDF File
8. Equalization Filter For Eardrum-Pressure Recording Using A KEMAR Manikin
Killion, Mead C.
1979
Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Vol. 27, No. 1/2, P. 13-16

1.3 MB PDF File

Auditory Assessment
1. Fitting Hearing Aids Using Clinical Prefitting Speech Measures: An Evidence-Based Review
Killion, Mead C., Gudmundsen, Gail I.
2005
J Am Acad Audiol Volume 16 Pages 439-447

5.0 MB PDF File
2. Development Of A Quick Speech-In-Noise Test For Measuring Signal-To-Noise Ratio Loss In Normal-Hearing And Hearing-Impaired Listeners
Killion, Mead C., Niquette, Patricia A., Gudmundsen, Gail I., Revit, Larry J. and Banerjee, Shilpi
2004
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116 (4), Pt. 1, 2395-2405

4.1 MB PDF File
3. The 'Missing 6 dB' Of Tillman, Johnson, and Olsen Was Found - 30 Years Ago
Block, Michael G., Killion, Mead C. and Tillman, Tom W.
2004
Seminars in Hearing, Vol. 25, No. 1, P. 7-16.

2.4 MB PDF File
4. Myths About Hearing In Noise and Directional Microphones
Killion, Mead C.
2004
The Hearing Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, P. 14-19, 72-73.

2.5 MB PDF File
5. Speech-In-Noise Tests: How And Why To Include Them In Your Basic Test Battery
Taylor, Brian
2003
The Hearing Journal Vol. 56, No. 1

1.6 MB PDF File
6. What Can The Pure-Tone Audiogram Tell Us About A Patient's SNR Loss?
Killion, Mead C. and Niquette, Patricia A.
2000
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 53, No. 3, P. 46-53.

2.6 MB PDF File
7. Hearing Thresholds
Yost, William A. and Killion, Mead C.
1997
Encyclopedia of Acoustics, Chapter 123 in Vol. 3, pp 1545-1554

3.1 MB PDF File
8. Protecting The Professional Ear: Conservation Strategies And Devices
Hall, James W. III and Santucci, Michael
1995
The Hearing Journal Vol. 48, No. 3

444 KB PDF File
9. New Knowledge About The Function Of The Human Middle Ear: Development Of An Improved Analog Model
Goode, Richard L., Killion, Mead C., Nakamura, Koshiro and Nishihara, Shinsei
1994
The American Journal Of Otology 15, No. 2, 145-154.

3.5 MB PDF File
10. The 3 Types Of Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Loudness and Intelligibility Considerations
Killion, Mead C. and Fikret-Pasa, Selda
1993
The Hearing Journal 46, No. 11, 1-4.

1.8 MB PDF File
11. An Easy Method For Calculating The Articulation Index
Mueller, H. Gustav and Killion, Mead C.
1990
Hearing Journal 43 No. 9, 14-17.

1.5 MB PDF File
12. Comments On "Earphones In Audiometry" [Zwislocki Et Al., J. Acoust.Soc.Am. 83,1688-1689(1988)]
Killion, Mead C. and Villchur, Edgar
1989
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 85 No. 4, 775-1778.

1.8 MB PDF File
13. Comparison Of The Noise Attenuation Of Three Audiometric Earphones, With Additional Data On Masking Near Threshold
Berger, E. H. and Killion, Mead C.
1989
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 86, 1392-1403.

3.8 MB PDF File
14. Reference Thresholds For The ER-3A Insert Earphone
Wilber, Laura A., Kruger, Barbara and Killion, Mead C.
1988
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 83, 669-6776.

2.6 MB PDF File
15. Zwislocki Was Right...
Killion, Mead C., Wilber, Laura A., and Gudmundsen, Gail I.
1988
Hearing Instruments 39 No.1, 14-18.

2.0 MB PDF File
16. Clinical Use Of An Insert Earphone
Ballad, William J., Clemis, Jack D. and Killion, Mead C.
1986
Annals Otology, Rhinology & Laryngology 95 No. 5, 520-524.

2.0 MB PDF File
17. Insert Earphones For More Interaural Attenuation
Killion, Mead C., Wilber, Laura A. and Gudmundsen, Gail I.
1985
Hearing Instruments 36, No. 2, 34-36.

876 KB PDF File
18. The LDL to SSPL 90 Conversion Dilemma
Libby, E. Robert
1985
Hearing Instruments Vol. 36, No. 8

1.0 MB PDF File
19. New Insert Earphones For Audiometry
Killion, Mead C.
1984
Hearing Instruments 35, No. 7, 28.

1.1 MB PDF File
20. Equalization Filter For Eardrum-Pressure Recording Using A KEMAR Manikin
Killion, Mead C.
1979
Journal of the Audio Engineering Society, Vol. 27, No. 1/2, P. 13-16

1.3 MB PDF File
21. Impedance Matching By The Combined Effects Of The Outer And Middle Ear
Killion, Mead C. and Dallos, Peter
1979
J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 66, No. 2, P. 599-602

1.2 MB PDF File
22. A- Weighted Equivalents Of Permissible Ambient Noise During Audiometric Testing
Killion, Mead C. and Studebaker, G. A.
1978
J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 63, No. 5, P. 1633-1635

916 KB PDF File
23. Revised Estimate Of Minimum Audible Pressure: Where Is The "Missing 6 dB"?
Killion, Mead C.
1978
J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 63, No. 5, P. 1501-1508

3.1 MB PDF File

Otoacoustic Emissions
1. A Universal Pass/Refer Criterion For DOPOAEs: Is It Possible?
Christensen, Laurel A.
2000
The Hearing Review Vol. 7, No. 2, P. 22, 24, 29 & 30

2.6 MB PDF File
2. Talking Hair Cells: What They Have TO Say About Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1995
Hair Cells & Hearing Aids, Chapter 8, pp 125-172

5.1 MB PDF File

SNR Loss/Hearing In Noise
1. Fitting Hearing Aids Using Clinical Prefitting Speech Measures: An Evidence-Based Review
Killion, Mead C., Gudmundsen, Gail I.
2005
J Am Acad Audiol Volume 16 Pages 439-447

5.0 MB PDF File
2. Myths About Hearing In Noise and Directional Microphones
Killion, Mead C.
2004
The Hearing Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, P. 14-19, 72-73.

2.5 MB PDF File
3. Performance of Directional Microphones for Hearing Aids: Real-World versus Simulation
Compton-Conley, Cynthia L., Newman, Arlene C., Killion, Mead C., Levitt, Harry
2004
J Am Acad Audiol Volume 15 Pages 440-455

9.2 MB PDF File
4. Physical Options For Custom Hearing Aids
Gudmundsen, Gail I.
2003
Seminars In Hearing, Vol. 24, No. 4, P. 313-321

2.4 MB PDF File
5. Speech-In-Noise Tests: How And Why To Include Them In Your Basic Test Battery
Taylor, Brian
2003
The Hearing Journal Vol. 56, No. 1

1.6 MB PDF File
6. Complaints About Hearing In Noise: A New Answer
Christensen, Laurel A., Helmink, Dana, Soede, Wim, Killion, Mead C.
2002
The Hearing Review Vol. 9, No. 6, P. 34-36

1.6 MB PDF File
7. New Thinking On Hearing In Noise: A Generalized Articulation Index.
Killion, Mead C.
2002
Paper Based On A Presentation At CID Conference On New Frontiers In The Amelioration Of Hearing Loss, March 2001, Seminars In Hearing, Vol. 23, No. 1, P. 57-75.

5.1 MB PDF File
8. What Can The Pure-Tone Audiogram Tell Us About A Patient's SNR Loss?
Killion, Mead C. and Niquette, Patricia A.
2000
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 53, No. 3, P. 46-53.

2.6 MB PDF File
9. Digital, Analogue, and/Directional: Will The Real Winner Please Step Forward
Killion, Mead C.
1999
British Society Of Hearing Aid Audiologists Newsletter, Winter/Spring Issue.
Currently Not Available
10. Hearing Aids - Past, Present and Future: SNR Loss Comes of Age
Killion, Mead C. and Niquette, Patricia A.
1999
Chapter in Proceedings of 18th Danavox Symposium, pp 325-340

4.9 MB PDF File
11. The Case Of The Missing Dots: AI and SNR Loss
Killion, Mead C. and Christensen, Laurel A.
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 5, 32-47.

2.2 MB PDF File
12. Real-World Performance Of An ITE Directional Microphone
Killion, Mead C., Schulein, Robert, Christensen, Laurel A., Fabry, David, Revit, Larry J., Niquette, Patty, and Chung, King
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 24-38.

2.4 MB PDF File
13. Some Instructions To Readers On Using The Journal's Real-World Audio CD
Christensen, Laurel A., Killion, Mead C., Niquette, Patty T., and Revit, Larry J.
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 8, 68-75.

1.3 MB PDF File
14. Guest Editorial: Hearing Aids: Past, Present, Future: Moving Toward Normal Conversations In Noise
Killion, Mead C.
1997
British Journal Of Audiology, Vol. 31, 141-148.

2.3 MB PDF File
15. The SIN Report: Circuits Haven't Solved The Hearing-In-Noise Problem
Killion, Mead C.
1997
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 50, No. 10.

1.6 MB PDF File
16. SNR Loss: "I Can Hear What People Say, But I Can't Understand Them"
Killion, Mead C.
1997
The Hearing Review, Vol. 4, No.12, 8-14.

1.8 MB PDF File
17. The K-AMP™ Hearing Aid: A Summary Of Feature & Benefits
Kruger, Barbara and Kruger, Fredrick M.
1993
Hearing Instruments Vol. 44, No. 1

1.1 MB PDF File
18. Kessler Was Right-Partly: But Sin Test Shows Some Aids Improve Hearing In Noise
Killion, Mead C. and Villchur, Edgar
1993
The Hearing Journal 46, No. 9, 31-35.

2.1 MB PDF File
19. The Noise Problem, There's Hope
Killion, Mead C.
1985
Hearing Instruments 36 No. 11, 26-32.

2.0 MB PDF File

Directional Microphones
1. Development Of A Quick Speech-In-Noise Test For Measuring Signal-To-Noise Ratio Loss In Normal-Hearing And Hearing-Impaired Listeners
Killion, Mead C., Niquette, Patricia A., Gudmundsen, Gail I., Revit, Larry J. and Banerjee, Shilpi
2004
J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 116 (4), Pt. 1, 2395-2405

4.1 MB PDF File
2. Myths About Hearing In Noise and Directional Microphones
Killion, Mead C.
2004
The Hearing Review, Vol. 11, No. 2, P. 14-19, 72-73.

2.5 MB PDF File
3. Performance of Directional Microphones for Hearing Aids: Real-World versus Simulation
Compton-Conley, Cynthia L., Newman, Arlene C., Killion, Mead C., Levitt, Harry
2004
J Am Acad Audiol Volume 15 Pages 440-455

9.2 MB PDF File
4. Physical Options For Custom Hearing Aids
Gudmundsen, Gail I.
2003
Seminars In Hearing, Vol. 24, No. 4, P. 313-321

2.4 MB PDF File
5. Complaints About Hearing In Noise: A New Answer
Christensen, Laurel A., Helmink, Dana, Soede, Wim, Killion, Mead C.
2002
The Hearing Review Vol. 9, No. 6, P. 34-36

1.6 MB PDF File
6. New Thinking On Hearing In Noise: A Generalized Articulation Index.
Killion, Mead C.
2002
Paper Based On A Presentation At CID Conference On New Frontiers In The Amelioration Of Hearing Loss, March 2001, Seminars In Hearing, Vol. 23, No. 1, P. 57-75.

5.1 MB PDF File
7. What Can The Pure-Tone Audiogram Tell Us About A Patient's SNR Loss?
Killion, Mead C. and Niquette, Patricia A.
2000
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 53, No. 3, P. 46-53.

2.6 MB PDF File
8. Digital, Analogue, and/Directional: Will The Real Winner Please Step Forward
Killion, Mead C.
1999
British Society Of Hearing Aid Audiologists Newsletter, Winter/Spring Issue.
Currently Not Available
9. The Case Of The Missing Dots: AI and SNR Loss
Killion, Mead C. and Christensen, Laurel A.
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 5, 32-47.

2.2 MB PDF File
10. Real-World Performance Of An ITE Directional Microphone
Killion, Mead C., Schulein, Robert, Christensen, Laurel A., Fabry, David, Revit, Larry J., Niquette, Patty, and Chung, King
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 4, 24-38.

2.4 MB PDF File
11. Some Instructions To Readers On Using The Journal's Real-World Audio CD
Christensen, Laurel A., Killion, Mead C., Niquette, Patty T., and Revit, Larry J.
1998
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 51, No. 8, 68-75.

1.3 MB PDF File
12. Guest Editorial: Hearing Aids: Past, Present, Future: Moving Toward Normal Conversations In Noise
Killion, Mead C.
1997
British Journal Of Audiology, Vol. 31, 141-148.

2.3 MB PDF File
13. The SIN Report: Circuits Haven't Solved The Hearing-In-Noise Problem
Killion, Mead C.
1997
The Hearing Journal, Vol. 50, No. 10.

1.6 MB PDF File
14. SNR Loss: "I Can Hear What People Say, But I Can't Understand Them"
Killion, Mead C.
1997
The Hearing Review, Vol. 4, No.12, 8-14.

1.8 MB PDF File
15. Noise Of Ears And Microphones
Killion, Mead C.
1976
J. Acoust. Soc. Am., Vol. 59, No. 2, P. 424-433

3.4 MB PDF File
16. Subminiature Directional Microphones
Carlson, Elmer V. and Killion, Mead C.
1974
Journal Of The Audio Engineering Society Vol. 22, No. 2, P. 92-96

1.5 MB PDF File

Musicians
1. Hearing Protection for Musicians
Niquette, Patricia A.
2006
The Hearing Review, March, P. 22, 25, 26, 28

1.7 MB PDF File
2. Myths That Discourage Improvements In Hearing Aid Design
Killion, Mead C.
2004
The Hearing Review, Vol. 11, No. 1, P. 32-40, 70.

1.9 MB PDF File
3. Watch Your Ears - Safeguard Your Most Valuable Assests
Parsons, Mark
2001
Modern Drummer, January 2001

3.0 MB PDF File
4. Principles of High-Fidelity Hearing Aid Amplification
Killion, Mead C. and Laurel A. Christensen
2000
Chapter in The Textbook of Hearing Aid Amplification (2nd ed.), pp 171-207

1.3 MB PDF File
5. Digital, Analogue, and/Directional: Will The Real Winner Please Step Forward
Killion, Mead C.
1999
British Society Of Hearing Aid Audiologists Newsletter, Winter/Spring Issue.
Currently Not Available
6. Let The Music Begin!
Briskey, Karen and Paulson, Mary
1999
The Hearing Review Vol. 6, No. 2, P. 37

492 KB PDF File
7. How Loud Is Too Loud? The Danger Of Excessive Audio Levels
Moss, Brett
1997
Pro Audio Review, June

2.0 MB PDF File
8. Protecting The Professional Ear: Conservation Strategies And Devices
Hall, James W. III and Santucci, Michael
1995
The Hearing Journal Vol. 48, No. 3

444 KB PDF File
9. The Effect Of Extended Playing On The Tone Of New Violins
Killion, Mead C.
1994
Catgut Acoustical Society Journal 2, No. 5, 22-23.
Currently Not Available
10. The Parvum Bonum, Plus Melius Fallacy in Earplug Selection
Killion, Mead C.
1993
Chapter in Recent Developments in Hearing Instrument Technology (15th Danavox Symposium, Denmark), pp 415-433

1.9 MB PDF File
11. High Fidelity and Hearing Aids
Killion, Mead C.
1991
Audio 75, No. 1, P. 42-44.

1.2 MB PDF File
12. Sound Exposures and Hearing Thresholds Of Symphony Orchestra Musicians
Royster, Julia D., Royster, Larry H. and Killion, Mead C.
1991
J. Acoust. Soc.Am 89 No. 6, 2793-2803.

3.9 MB PDF File
13. Drumming: How Risky Is It To Your Hearing?
Cohen, Peter
1990
Modern Drummer, October 1990

6.8 MB PDF File
14. A High Fidelity Hearing Aid
Killion, Mead C.
1990
Hearing Instruments 41 No. 8, 38-39.

988 KB PDF File
15. An "Acoustically Invisible" Hearing Aid
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Hearing Instruments 39 No. 10, 39-44.

1.5 MB PDF File
16. An Earplug With Uniform 15-dB Attenuation
Killion, Mead C., DeVilbiss, Ed and Stewart, Jonathan
1988
Hearing Journal 41 No. 5,14-17.

1.1 MB PDF File
17. Principles of High Fidelity Hearing Aid Amplification
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Handbook of Hearing Aid Amplification, Volume 1: Theoretical and Technical Considerations, pp 45-79

7.2 MB PDF File

Occlusion Effect
1. Earmold Acoustics
Killion, Mead C.
2003
Seminars in Hearing, Vol. 24, No. 4, P. 299-312.

3.1 MB PDF File
2. There's Less Talking In Barrels, But The Occlusion Effect Is Still With Us
Mueller, H. Gustav
2003
The Hearing Journal Vol. 56, No. 8

1.9 MB PDF File
3. Fitting CIC Hearing Aids - Some Practical Pointers
Gudmundsen, Gail I.
1994
The Hearing Journal Vol. 47, No. 7

1.6 MB PDF File
4. The Hollow Voice Occlusion Effect
Killion, Mead C.
1988
Proceedings of 13th Danavox Symposium, Chapter 3, pp 231-241

1.1 MB PDF File
5. Zwislocki Was Right...
Killion, Mead C., Wilber, Laura A., and Gudmundsen, Gail I.
1988
Hearing Instruments 39 No.1, 14-18.

2.0 MB PDF File

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