Category Archives: Science

Community Noise Chapter by Dr. Arline Bronzaft in New IAP Book

Quiet cheers to Dr. Arline Bronzaft who contributed the timely and important chapter on community noise risk to public health in the context of crime, human rights, etc.

Book description includes: “This panoramic yet concise 230-page volume is designed for students and professionals in the behavioral sciences, psychology and social work to provide state-of-the-art information on how behavioral scientists are addressing diverse global issues today. Each chapter offers a concise overview of a topic, including a glossary of current concepts, and citations to current research.”

Link to new book: Behavioral Science in the Global Arena: Addressing Timely Issues at the United Nations and Beyond.


A noise control cure for noise-induced tinnitus and hyperacusis

The Quiet Coalition recently published my guest article: Mayes, Jan L. (2020, April 8). A noise control cure for noise-induced tinnitus and hyperacusis.

This article was previously published at (Feb 7, 2020).


New Tinnitus Study: Good Vibrations with Surf Sound Therapy

A new tinnitus surf sound therapy study was published in the open access Canadian Journal of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology: Good Vibrations: A Proof-of-Concept Study of the Preferred Temporal Characteristics in Surf-Like Sounds for Tinnitus Therapy.

This sound therapy would likely help people with tinnitus and hyperacusis if they like the sound type or find it comfortable for listening.

Feature Image by Jeremy Bishop at Unsplash.