How much time should you spend in nature each week? According to UK researchers the answer is two hours. why? No one is quite sure, but Dr. Daniel Fink thinks the absence of loud sound could be a clue.
How to make your town quieter? Urge your local government to “Buy Quiet” when machinery, tools, and equipment are replaced. And encourage local businesses, too!
New hearing aid promises better results, but at a cost—well over the cost of the latest digital hearing aids which already command a much-too-high price of $8,000.
Open plan offices sure save companies money—reduced floor space = $$$. But what is the cost of the endless noise disruptions and what can you do about it? David M. Sykes weighs in.
Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the Quiet Parks International initiative, a project founded by Gordon Hempton, author of “One Square Inch of Silence.” Click to learn how you can join.
99% Invisible looks at city noise and its impact on our health via interviews with a design critic, academics, and a sound designer who wants a more thoughtful approach to sound.