Dr. Daniel Fink recommends Emma Beddington’s essay on her search for a noise-free life. We can deal with noise, he notes, but reducing it at its source is best.
Is there a link between noise and crime? A new Danish study shows an increase in assaults when there is an increase in aircraft noise.
How to occupy your time while self-isolating? You can record sound wherever you are and submit it to Cities and Memory for their project recording the sounds of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
Dr. Daniel Fink writes that noise is still bad for health, citing pioneering noise researcher Dr. Arline Bronzaft who says a former U.S. surgeon general warned us in 1969 about the dangers of noise.
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.