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"A Is For Audibility"
Killion, Mead C., H. Gustav Mueller, Chaslav V. Pavlovic and Larry E. Humes

The Hearing Journal - 46.4 (1993) : 29-29.

"A Low Frequency Emphasis Open Canal Hearing Aid"
Killion, Mead C., Charles I. Berlin, and Linda Hood

Hearing Instruments - 35.8 (1984) : 30-34.

"A Low-Noise Two-Wire Condenser Microphone Preamplifier"
Killion, Mead C.

Journal of the Audio Engineering Society - 15.2 (1967) : 163-168.

"A Subjective Evaluation of K-AMP vs. Linear Hearing Aids"
Knight, Jane K.

Hearing Instruments - 43.10 (1992) : 8-11.

"A Subminiature Electret-Condenser Microphone Of New Design"
Killion, Mead C. and Elmer V. Carlson

Journal of the Audio Engineering Society - 22.4 (1974) : 237-244.

"A Universal Pass/Refer Criterion For DOPOAEs: Is it Possible?"
Christensen, Laurel A.

The Hearing Review - 7.2 (2000) : 22-30.

"A Wideband Miniature Microphone"
Killion, Mead C. and Elmer V. Carlson

Journal of the Audio Engineering Society - 18.6 (1970) : 631-635.

"A-Weighted Equivalents Of Permissible Ambient Noise During Audiometric Testing"
Killion, Mead C. and G.A. Studebaker

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 63.5 (1978) : 1633-1635.

"Amplification: Is Class D Better Than Class B?"
Johnson, William A. and Mead C. Killion

American Speech-Language-Hearing Association - (1994) : 11-13.

"An "Acoustically Invisible" Hearing Aid"
Killion, Mead C.

Hearing Instruments - 39.10 (1988) : 39-44.

"An Earplug With Uniform 15-dB Attenuation"
Killion, Mead C., Ed DeVilbiss, and Jonathan Stewart

The Hearing Journal - 41.5 (1988) : 14-17.

"An Easy Method For Calculating The Articulation Index"
Mueller, H. Gustav and Mead C. Killion

The Hearing Journal - 43.9 (1990) : 14-17.

"Are Two Ears Not Better Than One?"
McArdle, Rachel A., Mead Killion, Monica A. Mennite, and Theresa H. Chisolm

Journal of the American Academy of Audiology - 23.3 (2012) : 171-181.

"Audible Low-Battery Warnings: Standard or Optional?"
Gudmundsen, Gail

The Hearing Review - (1993).

"Azimuthal auditory localization of gunshots in a realistic field environmnet: Effects of open-ear versus hearing protection-enhancement devices (HPEDs), military vehicle noise, and hearing impairment."
Talcott, Kristen A., John G. Casali, John P. Keady, and Mead C. Killion

International Journal of Audiology - 51. (2012) : 20-30.

"Better protection from blasts without sacrificing situational awareness"
Killion, Mead C., Tim Monroe, and Viorel Drambarean

International Journal of Audiology - 50. (2011) : 38-45.

"Classifying Automatic Signal Processors"
Killion, Mead C., Wayne J. Staab, and David A. Preves

Hearing Instruments - 41.8 (1990) : 24-26.

"Comments On "Earphones In Audiometry" [Zwislocki Et Al., J. Acoust.Soc.Am. 83,1688-1689(1988)]"
Killion, Mead C.and Edgar Villchur

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 85.4 (1989) : 1775-1779.

"Comparison Of The Noise Attenuation Of Three Audiometric Earphones, With Additional Data On Masking Near Threshold"
Berger, E.H. and Mead C. Killion

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 86.4 (1989) : 1392-1403.

"Comparison of Two Hearing Aid Receiver-Amplifier Combinations Using Sound Quality Judgments"
Palmer, Catherine V., Mead C. Killion, Laura A. Wilber, and William J. Ballad

Ear and Hearing - 16.6 (1995) : 587-598.

"Comparison of vu-meter-based and rms-based calibration of speech levels"
Killion, Mead C.

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 126.3 (2009).

"Complaints About Hearing in Noise: A New Answer"
Christensen, Laurel A., Dana Helmink, Wim Soede, and Mead C. Killion

The Hearing Review - 9.6 (2002) : 34-36.

"Compression in Hearing Aids: Why Fast Multichannel Processing Systems Work Well"
Villchur, Edgar

The Hearing Review - 15.6 (2008) : 16-28.

"Compression: Distinctions"
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Review - 3.8 (1996) : 29-32.

"CORFIG and GIFROC: Real Ear to Coupler and Back"
Killion, Mead C. and Lawrence J. Revit

Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance - 2 (1993) : 65-85.

"CORFIG: Coupler Response For Flat Insertion Gain"
Killion, Mead C. and Edward L. Monsor

Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance - (1980) : 149-168.

"Design and Evaluation of High-Fidelity Hearing Aids"
Killion, Mead C.

Northwestern University - (1979).

"Developing and Testing a Laboratory Sound System That Yields Accurate Real-World Results"
Revit, Lawrence J., Mead C. Killion, and Cynthia L. Compton-Conley

The Hearing Review - 14.11 (2007) : 54-61.

"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., Patricia A. Niquette, Gail I. Gudmundsen, Larry J. Revit and Shilpi Banerjee

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 116.4 (2004) : 2395-2405.

"Digital Cellphones and Hearing Aids: The Problem is Mostly Solved"
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Journal - 54.3 (2001) : 10-19.

"Digital, Analogue and Directional: Will the real winner please step forward"
Killion, Mead C

BSHAA News - 7. (1999) : 7-9.

"Does Earphone Type Affect Risk for Recreational Noise-induced Hearing Loss"
Fligor, Brian J. and Terri E. Ives

Paper presented at the NIHL in Children Meeting, Cincinnati, OH. - (2006).

"Drumming: How Risky Is It To Your Hearing?"
Cohen, Peter

Modern Drummer - (1990) : 1-11.

"Earmold Acoustics"
Killion, Mead C.

Seminars in Hearing - 24.4 (2003) : 299-312.

"Earmold Design: Theory and Practice"
Killion, Mead C.

Hearing Aid Fitting: Theoretical and Practical Views (13th Danavox Symposium) - (1988) : 155-175.

"Earmold Options For Wideband Hearing Aids"
Killion, Mead C.

Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders - 46.2 (1981) : 10-20.

"Effect of Recruitment on loudness relationships demo: Bands 1-4 (MP3 audio file dubbed from 33 1/3 Soundsheet bound into journal)"
Villchur, Edgar

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 56.5 (1974) : 1601-1611.

"Elements of Effective Hearing Aid Performance"
Villchur, Edgar

AudiologyOnline.com - (2004).

"Elmer Victor Carlson: A Lifetime of Achievement"
Killion, Mead C.

The Bulletin of the American Auditory Society - 17.1 (1992) : 10-21.

"Equalization Filter For Eardrum-Pressure Recording Using A KEMAR Manikin"
Killion, Mead C.

Journal of the Audio Engineering Society - 27.1 (1979) : 13-16.

"Erratum: "Development of a Quick Speech-In-Noise Test For Measuring Signal-To-Noise Ratio Loss in Normal-Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Listeners" [J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 11694), 2395-2405 (2004)]"
Killion, Mead C., Patricia A. Niquette, Gail I. Gudmundsen, Larry J. Revit and Shilpi Banerjee

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 119.3 (2006) : 1888-1888.

"Evaluation Of High-Fidelity Hearing Aids"
Killion, Mead C. and Tom W. Tillman

Journal of Speech and Hearing Research - 25.1 (1982) : 15-25.

"Factors Influencing Use of Hearing Protection by Trumpet Players"
Killion, Mead C.

Trends in Amplification - 16.3 (2012) : 173-178.

"FIG6 In Ten"
Gitles, Toni C. and Patty T. Niquette

The Hearing Review - 2.10 (1995) : 28-30.

"Fitting CIC Hearing Aids - Some Practical Pointers"
Gudmundsen, Gail I.

The Hearing Journal - 47.7 (1994) : 10-47.

"Fitting Hearing Aids Using Clinical Prefitting Speech Measures: An Evidence-Based Review"
Killion, Mead C. and Gail I. Gudmundsen

Journal of the American Acadamy of Audiology - 16.7 (2005) : 439-447.

"Frequency Characteristics of Recent Broad Band Receivers"
Knowles, Hugh S. and Mead C. Killion

Journal of Audiological Technique - 17. (1978) : 136-140.

"Good Writing"
Killion, Mead C. ed.

Bulletin of the American Auditory Society - (1996) : 1-9.

"HABRAT: Hearing Aid Brain Rewiring Accommodation Time"
Gatehouse, Stuart and Mead C. Killion

Hearing Instruments - 44.10 (1993) : 29-32.

"Hearing Aid"
Killion, Mead C. and Edgar Villchur

McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology 10th Edition - (2007) : 1-3.

"Hearing Aid Transducers"
Killion, Mead C.

Encyclopedia of Acoustics, Volume Four - 4. (1997) : 1979-1990.

"Hearing Aids - Past, Present and Future: SNR Loss Comes of Age"
Killion, Mead C. and Patricia A. Niquette

Auditory Models and Non-linear Hearing Instruments: 18th Danavox Symposium - (1999) : 325-340.

"Hearing Aids and the Digital Mobile Phone - an Update"
Killion, Mead C

BSHAA News - (2001) : 19-20.

"Hearing Aids: Past, Present, Future: Moving Toward Normal Conversations In Noise"
Killion, Mead C.

British Journal of Audiology - 31.3 (1997) : 141-148.

"Hearing Protection for Musicians"
Niquette, Patty

The Hearing Review - 13.3 (2006) : 52-58.

"Hearing Thresholds"
Yost, William A. and Mead C. Killion

Encyclopedia of Acoustics, Volume Three - 3. (1997) : 1545-1554.

"High Fidelity and Hearing Aids"
Killion, Mead C.

Audio - 75.1 (1991) : 42-44.

"How Loud Is Too Loud? The Danger Of Excessive Audio Levels"
Moss, Brett

Pro Audio Review - (1997) : 1-4.

"http://www.compression.edu"
Mueller, H. Gustav and Mead C. Killion

The Hearing Journal - 49.1 (1996) : 10-46.

"Impedance Matching By The Combined Effects Of The Outer And Middle Ear"
Killion, Mead C. and Peter Dallos

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 66.2 (1979) : 599-602.

"Improving the Reliability of the Auditory Middle Latency Response by Monitoring EEG Delta Activity"
McGee, Therese, Nina Kraus, Mead Killion, Richard Rosenberg, and Cynthia King

Ear and Hearing - 14.2 (1993) : 76-84.

"Insert Earphones For More Interaural Attenuation"
Killion, Mead C., Laura A. Wilber, and Gail I. Gudmundsen

Hearing Instruments - 36.2 (1985) : 34-36.

"Insertion Gain Repeatability Versus Loudspeaker Location: You Want Me To Put My Loudspeaker W H E R E?"
Killion, Mead C. and Lawrence J. Revit

Ear and Hearing (Supplement) - 8.5 (1987) : 68-73.

"Kessler Was Right-Partly: But Sin Test Shows Some Aids Improve Hearing In Noise"
Killion, Mead C. and Edgar Villchur

The Hearing Journal - 46.9 (1993) : 31-34.

"Let the Music Begin!"
Briskey, Karen and Mary Paulson

The Hearing Review - 6.2 (1999) : 37-37.

"Manikin Measurements (KEMAR) Conf. Proceedings 1976"
Burkhard, M.D. Ed.

- (1978).

"Measurement of Individual Loudness Functions by Trisection of Loudness Ranges"
Villchur, Edgar and Mead C. Killion

Ear and Hearing - 29.5 (2008) : 693-703.

"Metallica, Music, & Mead: Interview with Mead Killion"
Beck, Douglas L. and Mead Killion

- (2008).

"Myths about Hearing Aid Benefit and Satisfaction"
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Review - 11.9 (2004) : 14-66.

"Myths about Hearing in Noise and Directional Microphones"
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Review - 11.2 (2004) : 14-73.

"Myths that Discourage Improvements in Hearing Aid Design"
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Review - 11.1 (2004) : 32-70.

"New Insert Earphones For Audiometry"
Killion, Mead C.

Hearing Instruments - 35.7 (1984) : 28-46.

"New Knowledge About The Function Of The Human Middle Ear: Development Of An Improved Analog Model"
Goode, Richard L., Mead C. Killion, Koshiro Nakamura, and Shinsei Nishihara

The American Journal of Otology - 15.2 (1994) : 145-154.

"New Thinking on Hearing in Noise: A Generalized Articulation Index"
Killion, Mead C.

Seminars in Hearing - 23.1 (2002) : 57-75.

"NEW VERSUS OLD: Playing-in Instruments through Vibratory Transmission of Music to the Bridge"
Ling, Danial, and Mead Killion

Catgut Acoustical Society Journal - 3.5 (1997) : 42-43.

"Noise Of Ears And Microphones"
Killion, Mead C.

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 59.2 (1976) : 424-433.

"Performance of Directional Microphones for Hearing Aids: Real-World Versus Simulation"
Compton-Conley, Cynthia L., Arlene C. Newman, Mead C. Killion, and Harry Levitt

Journal of the American Acadamy of Audiology - 15.6 (2004) : 440-455.

"Physical Options for Custom Hearing Aids"
Gudmundsen, Gail I.

Seminars in Hearing - 24.4 (2003) : 313-321.

"Principles of High Fidelity Hearing Aid Amplification"
Killion, Mead C.

Handbook of Hearing Aid Amplification, Volume I. - (1988) : 45-79.

"Principles of High-Fidelity Hearing Aid Amplification"
Killion, Mead C. and Laurel A. Christensen

Textbook of Hearing Aid Amplification - (2000) : 171-207.

"Probe-tube Microphone Assembly"
Villchur, Edgar and Mead C. Killion

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 57.1 (1975) : 238-240.

"Problems in the Application of Broadband Hearing Aid Earphones"
Killion, Mead C.

Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance - (1980) : 219-264.

"Protecting The Professional Ear: Conservation Strategies And Devices"
Hall, James W. III and Michael Santucci

The Hearing Journal - 48.3 (1995) : 37-37.

"Real-World Performance Of An ITE Directional Microphone"
Killion, Mead C., Robert Schulein, Laurel A. Christensen, David Fabry, Larry J. Revit, Patty Niquette, and King Chung

The Hearing Journal - 51.4 (1998) : 1-6.

"Recent Earmolds For Wideband OTE and ITE Hearing Aids"
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Journal - 37.8 (1984) : 15-22.

"Recommended High-Frequency Audiometric Threshold Levels (8000-18000 Hz)"
Northern, Jerry L., Marion P. Downs, Wayne Rudmose, Aram Glorig, and John L. Fletcher

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 52.2 (1972) : 585-595.

"Reference Thresholds For The ER-3A Insert Earphone"
Wilber, Laura A., Barbara Kruger, and Mead C. Killion

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 83.2 (1988) : 669-676.

"Research and Clinical Implications for High Fidelity Hearing Aids"
Killion, Mead C.

Hearing Care for Adults 2006 - (2006) : 181-191.

"Response-Modifying Earhooks For Special Fitting Problems"
Killion, Mead C. and Donald L. Wilson

Audecibel - 34.4 (1985) : 20-22.

"Revised Estimate Of Minimum Audible Pressure: Where Is The "Missing 6 dB"?"
Killion, Mead C.

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 63.5 (1978) : 1501-1508.

"Simulation of the effect of recruitment on loudness relationships in speech"
Villchur, Edgar

Journal Acoustical Society of America - 56.5 (1974) : 1601-1611.

"Small Acoustic Tubes: New Approximations Including Isothermal and Viscous Effects"
Zuercher, Joseph C., Elmer V. Carlson, and Mead C. Killion

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 83.4 (1988) : 1653-1660.

"SNR Loss: "I Can Hear What People Say, But I Can't Understand Them""
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Review - 4.12 (1997) : 8-14.

"Some Instructions To Readers On Using The Journal's Real-World Audio CD"
Christensen, Laurel A., Mead C. Killion, Patty T. Niquette, and Larry J. Revit

The Hearing Journal - 51.8 (1998) : 68-75.

"Some Questions And Answers Concerning The K-AMP Circuit"
Sweetow, Robert W., Jane K. Knight, Barbara Kruger, and Fredrick M. Kruger

Hearing Instruments - 43.7 (1992) : 31-31.

"Sound Exposures and Hearing Thresholds Of Symphony Orchestra Musicians"
Royster, Julia D., Larry H. Royster, and Mead C. Killion

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 89.6 (1991) : 2793-2803.

"Sound Pressure In Insert Earphone Couplers and Real Ears"
Burkhard, M.D. and R.M. Sachs

Journal of Speech and Hearing Research - 20.4 (1977) : 799-807.

"Special Fitting Problems and Open-Canal Solutions"
Killion, Mead C.

Hearing Aid Fitting: Theoretical and Practical Views (13th Danavox Symposium) - (1988) : 219-230.

"Speech-In-Noise Tests: How and Why To Include Them in Your Basic Test Battery"
Taylor, Brian

The Hearing Journal - 56.1 (2003) : 40-43.

"Stupendous and Earth Shattering"
Killion, Mead C.

Illinois Academy of Audiology Sounding Board - 7.1 (1999) : 8-9.

"Subminiature Directional Microphones"
Carlson, Elmer V. and Mead C. Killion

Journal of the Audio Engineering Society - 22.2 (1974) : 92-96.

"Suitcase Lab Measurement of Digital Cellphone Interference Levels on Hearing Aids"
Killion, Mead C., Harry Teder, and Russ Thoma

Journal of the American Academy of Audiology - 12.6 (2001) : 281-285.

"Talking Hair Cells: What They Have To Say About Hearing Aids"
Killion, Mead C.

Hair Cells and Hearing Aids - (1996) : 125-172.

"The "Hollow Voice" Occlusion Effect"
Killion, Mead C.

Hearing Aid Fitting: Theoretical and Practical Views (13th Danavox Symposium) - (1988) : 231-241.

"The 'Missing 6 dB' of Tillman, Johnson, and Olsen Was Found - 30 Years Ago"
Block, Michael G., Mead C. Killion, and Tom W. Tillman

Seminars in Hearing - 25.1 (2004) : 7-16.

"The 3 Types of Sensorineural Hearing Loss: Loudness and Intelligibility Considerations"
Killion, Mead C. and Selda Fikret-Pasa

The Hearing Journal - 46.11 (1993) : 31-36.

"The Adverse Side Effects of FDA's Hearing Aid Proscriptions"
Killion, Mead C.

Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry - (1994).

"The case of the missing 6 dB"
Rudmose, Wayne

Journal of the Acoustical Society of America - 71.3 (1982) : 650-659.

"The Case of the Missing Dots: AI and SNR Loss"
Killion, Mead C. and Laurel A. Christensen

The Hearing Journal - 51.5 (1998) : 32-47.

"The effect of extended playing on the tone of new violins"
Killion, Mead C.

Catgut Acoustical Society Journal - 2.5 (1994) : 22-23.

"The K-AMP Hearing Aid: A Summary Of Feature and Benefits"
Kruger, Barbara and Fredrick M. Kruger

Hearing Instruments - 44.1 (1993) : 1-3.

"The K-AMP Hearing Aid: A Wide Range Of Fitting Options"
Kruger, Barbara and Fredrick M. Kruger

Hearing Instruments - 44.3 (1993) : 1-2.

"The K-AMP Hearing Aid: An Attempt to Present High Fidelity for the Hearing Impaired"
Killion, Mead C.

Recent Developments in Hearing Instrument Technology: 15th Danavox Symposium - (1993) : 167-229.

"The K-AMP Hearing Aid: Clinical Impressions With Fittings"
Kruger, Barbara and Fredrick M. Kruger

Hearing Instruments - 44.2 (1993) : 30-35.

"The LDL to SSPL 90 Conversion Dilemma"
Libby, E. Robert

Hearing Instruments - 36.8 (1985) : 15-16.

"The Noise Problem, There's Hope"
Killion, Mead C.

Hearing Instruments - 36.11 (1985) : 26-32.

"The Parvum Bonum, Plus Melius Fallacy in Earplug Selection"
Killion, Mead C.

Recent Developments in Hearing Instrument Technology: 15th Danavox Symposium - (1993) : 415-433.

"The Red Flag Matrix"
Taylor, Brian and Jill Bernstein

Audiology Practices - 3.3 (2011) : 40-51.

"The SIN Report: Circuits Haven't Solved The Hearing-In-Noise Problem"
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Journal - 50.10 (1997) : 28-32.

"There's Less Talking In Barrels, But the Occlusion Effect is Still With Us"
Mueller, H. Gustav

The Hearing Journal - 56.8 (2003) : 10-16.

"Three pre-tests: What they do and why experts say you should use them more"
Mueller, Gustav H.

The Hearing Journal - 63.4 (2010) : 17-24.

"Toward Accurate Assessment of Real-World Hearing Aid Benefit"
Revit, Lawrence J. and Robert B. Schulein

The Hearing Review - 9.8 (2002) : 34-61.

"Transducers and Acoustic Couplings: The Hearing Aid Problem That Is (Mostly) Solved"
Killion, Mead C.

Acoustical Factors Affecting Hearing Aid Performance - 2 (1993) : 31-50.

"Transducers, Earmolds and Sound Quality Considerations"
Killion, Mead C.

The Vanderbilt Hearing-Aid Report - (1982) : 104-111.

"Tribute to Edgar Villchur"
Killion, Mead C.

Hearing Review - (2011) : 38-39.

"Twenty years later: A NEW Count-The-Dots method"
Killion, Mead C. and H. Gustav Mueller

The Hearing Journal - 63.1 (2010) : 10-15.

"Uniform Attenuation Hearing Protection Devices"
Niquette, Patricia A.

The Hearing Review - 14.3 (2007) : 42-45.

"Uniform Hearing Protection for Musicians"
Patricia A. Niquette

Hearing Loss In Musicians - (2009) : 63-74.

"Vibration Sensitivity Measurements On Subminiature Condenser Microphones"
Killion, Mead C.

Journal of the Audio Engineering Society - 23.2 (1975) : 123-127.

"Warfighter Auditory Situational Awareness: Locating the Shooter with and without Hearing Protection"
Casali, John G., Kristen Talcott, John P. Keady, and Mead C. Killion

Human Systems Integration Symposium 2011 - (2011) : 1-12.

"Watch Your Ears - Safeguarding Your Most Valuable Assests"
Parsons, Mark

Modern Drummer - (2001) : 166-182.

"What Can the Pure-Tone Audiogram Tell us about a Patient's SNR Loss?"
Killion, Mead C. and Patricia A. Niquette

The Hearing Journal - 53.3 (2000) : 46-53.

"What Special Hearing Aid Properties Do Performing Musicians Require?"
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Review - 16.2 (2009) : 20-31.

"Why Some Hearing Aids Don't Work Well!!"
Killion, Mead C.

The Hearing Review - 1.1 (1994) : 40-43.

"Zwislocki Was Right..."
Killion, Mead C., Laura A. Wilber, and Gail I. Gudmundsen

Hearing Instruments - 39.1 (1988) : 14-18.