This recent NYT article by Joyce Cohen identifies evidence-based noise risk info for parents and others on How to protect kid’s ears from constant headphone use. It’s not just kids. Everyone who listens at >50% volume is at risk of permanent progressive hearing health damage. Teach children to keep the volume <50% to protect their hearing, speech understanding, and music clarity for future quality of life. Teach children to entertain themselves with activities that don’t include using headphones with devices.
Neuroscientists now believe balance or vestibular system inner ear problems and out of body experiences are related. In people reporting dizziness, 14% reported out of body experiences compared to 5% of people without any dizziness.
In 2018-2019, the Canadian non-profit charity The Right to Quiet Society for Soundscape Awareness and Protection published several of my guest articles in their newsletter. Read the articles using these links: