Pinpointing the beginnings of audiology

There is little agreement on when the particular branch of science known as ‘audiology’ really begins. Much depends upon one’s view of what constitutes audiology. Definitions vary slightly but basically all agree that audiology is the science, study, measurement, or treatment of hearing, hearing loss, and associated disorders. Maryanne Maltby takes a look at what audiology is and how long it has been studied.

Medicine and health

Did you know?

RSS Email updates signup Which Swedish physical chemist and Nobel laureate was born on this day in 1859?


February 16, 2017

What's new in February 2017

This month we are focused on expanding our content within the Dictionary Plus titles. Find out more >

February 13, 2017

Five tragic love stories across time

We had a look through myth and time and discovered some couples whose course of true love did not run smooth. Who would you add to the list? Read more >

February 6, 2017

What kind of cheese are you?

From cheddar to camembert, we want to know... what kind of cheese are you? Take the quiz >