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Finding the Right Hearing Protection

May 04, 2020
Construction Worker Wearing Hearing Protection

Excessive noise exposure can be accidental or a result of an ongoing hobby or career. Sometimes, you can move away from the noise or limit the amount of time you’re exposed. But when you can’t escape machinery, loud music, aircraft, power tools or other equipment, it can lead to hearing damage. Sound and Its Effect on […]

Misophonia: When You Can’t Stand Every Day Noises

June 21, 2019

Does it fill you with rage when someone talks with their mouth full? Do you want to flee every time your housemate coughs? If certain noises drive you crazy while no one else seems to notice, that doesn’t mean you’re a lousy friend, spouse, coworker or family member. However, it might mean you have misophonia. […]

The Effects of Sound on a Baby During Pregnancy

August 17, 2018
The Effects of Sound on a Baby

When you’re pregnant, you take extra precautionary measures to ensure your health is in top shape to best protect your unborn child. You may be familiar with the everyday products you should avoid while pregnant, including hair dyes and various chemicals. But did you know that sound can significantly impact your health while pregnant, too? […]

Why Can Humans Only Hear Between 20 Hz and 20kHz?

July 20, 2018
Why Can Humans Only Hear Between 20 Hz and 20kHz

If you’ve ever used a dog whistle before, you may have blown into the device with no sound produced at all. Except you did make a noise — it was just at a frequency level indistinguishable to the human ear. Your four-legged friend, however, likely perked up his ears the moment you blew into this […]

Echo vs. Reverberation

June 15, 2018
Echo vs. Reverberation

When you find yourself standing in a long hallway and decide to shout out your name, you might just hear your name repeated back in waves. This return of noise is an example of echo. The sound reflects back to the listener as the frequencies bounce off hard objects such as ceilings and walls. The […]