Hearing

Hearing and Decibel Apps

                      Decibel Ultra   – Ultra decibel measures the volume and helps you figure out how big the noise level compared to the same values.    Decibel Meter  –  Measure Sound Around you with ease.                        Sound Meter – You …


Hearing Loss and Decibel Levels

  Hearing loss from noise exposure is preventable- reduce your risk of hearing loss by practicing Safe Sounds! Read on to learn more about how to protect your hearing


Music Students Guidelines

Staff Recommended Publications Please see the following articles to learn more about hearing protection and preventive methods for when practicing.   Soundscape: The Journal of Acoustic Ecology Vol 6 Num 1 | Spring/Summer 2005 – this issue has a great article on hearing protection, Hearing Protection For The Critical Listener Preventing Music-Induced Hearing Loss A …


Recommended Videos

(click title to view video)    Auditory Transduction   Sound Around You Project | Project website   Alabama Public Television Spot   Sound Explorations   Open Sound New Orleans A collaborative sound map of the city   Fitting Foam Earplugs Foam ear plugs are easy to find, some local clubs even have a stock on hand …


Tips for Hi Def music listening at home

  Advice from an NOMC Donor: On preserving your hearing: The following may sound both elitist and old fartist- but it comes from one who truly loves music, the fountain of youth.  In my youth, I played my stereo loud to “get into” the music.  As time passes, most listeners lower the volume, but may …