Noise doesn’t discriminate, but when women complain about noise, landlords and managing agents often ignore them. Dr. Arline Bronzaft shines a light on this form of discrimination.
Does loud noise in pubs affect customers? Yes it does, says Dr. Arline Bronzaft, who writes about Mumbli, an organization in the UK that is certifying venues based on sound quality.
April 29 is International Noise Awareness Day, and Dr. Daniel Fink wonders if people worldwide will focus on listening now that lockdowns have resulted in dramatic reductions in noise.
NYC noise complaints drop as city stays at home, writes Dr. Arline Bronzaft. Instead of the usual complaints about honking, bars, and construction, neighbor noise is the focus.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about Paige Tower’s interesting essay on how New York City’s noise worsened her anxiety, and how a move to a place closer to nature’s sounds helped her regain her calm.
An unintended consequence—the pandemic is making the air cleaner, quieter, writes Dr. Arline Bronzaft. Stay at home orders are causing cleaner air and less noise.