Project Tag: speech interference

Urban Noise Levels are High Enough to Damage Auditory Sensorineural Health

Mayes, Jan L. (2019, Feb 18). Urban noise levels are high enough to damage auditory sensorineural health. Sound and the Healthy City, special issue of the Cities and Health Journal, Routlegdge. DOI 10.1080/23748834.2019.1577204 Abstract: This commentary outlines the preventable auditory sensorineural health risk of cumulative episodic high level indoor and outdoor non-occupational urban noise. Irreversible …

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Noise Discrimination Against People with Hearing Loss, Tinnitus and Hyperacusis

Originally published in The Right to Quiet Society Spring 2018 Noise Letter. Chains of restaurants and retail stores are now offering Quiet Hour. The media says Quiet Hour is for people with autism spectrum disorder. An hour a week with canned or piped-in music turned off. Popping up from country to country. My first thought …

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