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By Jeremy Agnew, PhD

In the ongoing search for improved speech understanding in noise, the importance of directional hearing is often underrated. This article, written in 1996 by Starkey Labs’ engineer Dr Jerry Agnew, re-examines the basic principles of directional hearing instruments and looks ahead at the use of “directionality in CIC and DSP hearing instruments of the future.”

Note: This article was published prior to the establishment of The Hearing Review website, but is available for reading in PDF format by clicking on the graphic at the right or at: https://www.hearingreview.com/hearing-products/hearing-aids/directionality-in-hearing-aids.

Original citation for this article: Agnew J. Directionality in hearing…revisited. Hearing Review. 1996;3(8):20-25.