Lecture #3 Weekly Questions
DUE BY: February 10, 2012 by 8 AM
1. Elasticity is the ability of a mass to return to its natural shape.
2. If the fifth harmonic of a sound is 500 Hz, the fundamental frequency is
a. Indeterminable from the above information
Lecture #2 Weekly Questions
DUE BY: February 3, 2012 at 8 AM
1. Sounds that are conducted to the inner ear by vibration of the bones of the skull are said
to be perceived by bone conduction.
2. Sensorineural Hearing Loss is a hearing loss caused by abnorm
Lecture #1 Weekly Questions
DUE BY: January 27. 2012 at 8 AM
1. The prevalence of hearing loss
a. Decreases over time
b. Increases with age
c. Is unknown
d. Is at an all-time low thanks to modern medical practice
2. The word audiology
a. Means the study o
Unit 4, Lecture 14
Essentials of Audiology Vocabulary Section, Page 43
Acoupedic Method The traditional auditory/oral approach trains the hearing impaired
child to acquire language through speechreading augmented by the use of residual
Unit 4, Lecture 13
Elements of Audiology Vocabulary Section, Page 51
Acoustic Feedback The whistling sound that is created when the signal leaving the
receiver of a hearing aid leaks back into the microphone and is reamplified.
Acoustic Gain Th
Essentials of Audiology Vocabulary, page 18
All-or-none theory - Once the electrochemical threshold has been reached, a neuron
always responds with its maximum charge, regardless of the stimulus intensity.
Auditory nerve - Ex
EOA Vocab section pg. 60
Auditory Brainstem Response (ABR) The auditory evoked potential is found from the
electrical activity in the brain and recorded using electrodes on the scalp. The ABR is
found using five waves, which test various cranial n
CSD 373: Basic Audiology
Essentials of Audiology Vocabulary Section pg. 202
Air Conduction (AC) Sounds that are conducted to the inner ear by way of the outer ear and middle
Bing Test A tuning-fork test that utilizes the occlusion effect t
Week 5 Study Questions (Chapter 4, Page 99)
3. Name the parts of a pure tone audiometer.
The pure-tone audiometer has a switch that is used to select the pure-tone to test
the patient at. The testable frequencies for air conduction are 125, 250, 500, 750,
Study Questions Chapter 3
1. What is wrong with the statement The signal has a loudness of 40 dB?
Decibels are used to measure the objective intensity, or amplitude of a sound,
which can be easily mistaken for loudness. Loudness is a subjective quantity t