David Sykes shares an article that urges companies to hire “Chief Sound Officers,” and agrees with the article’s premise that sound matters to business in many ways deserving consideration.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes that preventing hearing loss is better than treating it. Encouraging people to protect their hearing is good, but he says a better option is for government to regulate noise exposure.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes about a report studying brain changes over time that shows poorer hearing is associated with changes in the parts of the brain that process auditory input.
Age-related hearing loss is almost certainly noise induced hearing loss says a recent report, confirming Dr. Daniel fFnk’s conclusion after reviewing the literature in 2017.
The Sydney Morning Herald reports that headphone use causes hearing loss. Dr. Daniel Fink is not surprised, as most volume limiting headphones still deliver a damaging 85 decibels.
Research shows young adults who regularly attend clubs and concerts have signs of hearing loss. They may pass standard hearing tests, but show subtle hearing loss and decreases in auditory signals.