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

  Noise-Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) is a permanent hearing impairment resulting from prolonged exposure to high levels of noise. NIHL is an important public health concern and common issue (over 36 million Americans have hearing loss!), especially amongst musicians. Hearing loss from noise exposure is preventable! Read on to learn more about how to protect your …


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

Auditory Transduction Sound Around You Project | Project website Introduction to Sound Around You from Martin Bryant on Vimeo. Dangerous Decibels: View video Alabama Public Television Spot View video Sound Explorations: View video Open Sound New Orleans: A collaborative soundmap of the city | View Website   Foam ear plugs are easy to find, some …


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 lose …