Lakshmi Sandhana writes about how the acoustic qualities of our homes, offices, and public spaces impact our comfort level and maybe our moods.
Kudos to three NYC council members who have proposed banning nonessential helicopter flights over the city. The flights are a security and health risk and it’s time to bring them to an end.
Philadelphia deploys sonic weapons to harass loitering teenagers. Why do we allow government to do this to citizens? It is fundamentally wrong to direct noise at young people.
Quieter lawn equipment aids landscape sustainability says TQC’s Dr. Jamie Banks. Click here to learn what you can do to protect yourself and your environment.
A recent animal study may shed light on human hearing issues: noise-induced hearing loss in chincillas shows changes in nerve processing of auditory signals.
Noise or tinnitus causing sleep loss? The New York Times writes about apps that help people desperate for sleep deal with the noise or tinnitus that’s keeping them awake.
Another report about restaurant noise, this time in USA Today, one of the most widely circulated newspapers in the U.S. Will this finally get restaurateurs attention?
Amusement parks and other venues are making efforts to welcome visitors with autism. One way is by making environments quieter, which also benefits people with hearing disorders.