Every year I have noticed certain tendencies in the literature on the functional testing of hearing. A few years ago I called attention to the fact that while formerly the greatest number of articles on tests of hearing and similar subjects came from the European schools, especially the German and Austrian, for a number of years American and English writers, particularly the former, had furnished most of the papers, and that practically all the articles came from those sources. In the past year, a number of papers have appeared in the German literature, but one still finds many contributions in the American and English journals.
While the subject of audiometers is not so prominent as it was a few years ago, it is still receiving considerable attention. Fully recognizing the excellent work done by such men as Harvey Fletcher and his associates, by Dean and Bunch, Jones and Knudsen and
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