- Publisher : Plural Publishing, Inc.; 1st edition (June 9, 2021)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 195 pages
- ISBN-10 : 1635503701
- ISBN-13 : 978-1635503708
- ISBN-13 : 9781635503708
- eText ISBN: 9781635503692
By James Jerger
As a pioneer in the field of audiology, Dr. James Jerger has been involved in cutting-edge resource throughout the development of the field. In his new text, Audiological Research Over Six Decades, readers can experience the evolution of diagnostic audiology through his unique perspective. By detailing case studies from his own work over the years, Dr. Jerger gives his audience a chance to be a fly on the wall for major moments throughout the history of audiology.
In the first section of the book, Dr. Jerger relates case studies and other stories from his early years in the field, including his time at both Northwestern and the Houston Speech and Hearing Center. Then, he dives into his years at Baylor College of Medicine. In the final section, he discusses his time researching auditory event-related potentials at the University of Texas.
“This book is an adventure. It tells the story of the evolution of diagnostic audiology through the voice of one of its greatest contributors, Dr. James Jerger… Jerger’s lively narrative describes, in his wise and witty way, what he was thinking throughout six productive decades of game-changing audiological research. He provides us with a view, through case studies of his own work, of an unparalleled perspective, from the room where it happened.”―From the Foreword by Brad A. Stach, PhD