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.
Coronavirus has people howling at the moon, writes Dr. Daniel Fink. And he understands why. In times such as these, coming together through sound brings comfort and unity.
Dr. Daniel Fink points us to a delightful essay on learning to run without headphones if your smartphone dies. You just might rediscover the joy of listening to the world.
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.
Michigan scientists are studying the natural soundscape. Dr. Daniel Fink says the soundscape is also an indicator of environmental health, because natural quiet is good for all living things.
The Apple Watch noise app test shows accuracy within 1%. But you don’t have to spend $1000 to know if it’s too loud—if it sounds too loud, it is too loud!