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The best headphones for children?  None!

The best headphones for children? None!

The best headphones for children? None, says Dr. Daniel Fink. Why? Headphones marketed for kids claim that 85 dB is safe, but it’s not. Protect your kids’ hearing and just say no to headphones!
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Acoustic vehicle alerts are a problem

Acoustic vehicle alerts are a problem

The Quiet Coalition’s Jeanine Botta presented a paper on horn-based alerts and their impact on sleep at the ASA's 177th meeting in May. Click to learn more about how these alerts disrupt sleep and concentration.
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Summer break

Summer break

Taking a short break. Posting will begin again on July 21st. Enjoy the summer!
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The design of sound notifications

The design of sound notifications

Sound notifications for mobile tech are seen as an opportunity for apps to brand themselves. A horrifying prospect for those of us who wouldn’t mind a little peace and quiet.
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