More sound plus less noise adds up to stronger human connections

This post, originally published January 4, 2012, reminds readers that hearing problems and solutions are more nuanced than simply “making things louder” or even making sounds clearer.  The message is well worth repeating in today’s market as PSAPs gain prominence and Hearables offer more auditory and non-auditory features. By Sarinne Fox   Most people who…

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Searching for a Little Quiet in a Noisy World

By Lolly Wigall For the past nine months I have attended a weekly meditation group meeting. The group meets on Wednesday night from 6:30 until 8 pm.  We share a little about what has been happening in our lives.  Each person shares whatever they like.  We share only what we want to.  The leader of…

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Don’t Buy the Hype: Wind Turbines Do Not Impact Human Health

Editor’s Note: Today’s post, by Gabe Elsner, is in response to the 3-part series on the Adverse Health Effects of Wind Turbines, by Jerry Punch, Ph.D. & Richard James, INCE, BME. Mr. Elsner was invited to share his opposing views on the controversial subject of the health impact from industrial wind turbines.{{1}}[[1]]Punch & James provide…

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Adverse Health Effects of Industrial Wind Turbine Noise: How the Ear and Brain Process Infrasound

This article, the final of three installments, discusses the relationship between various health effects and our current understanding of the processing of infrasound by the ear and brain.{{1}}[[1]]Part 1: Adverse Health Effects of Industrial Wind Turbines; Part 2: Evidence of Negative Health Effects from Industrial Wind Turbines[[1]] By Jerry Punch, PhD, and Richard James, INCE, BME…

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