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Public Health Heard on Fresh Air Dave Davies Download Transcript Harsh ambient sound from even small household appliances, such as food processors and hair dryers, can reach levels that lead to permanent damage, hearing specialists say. Our ears are complicated, delicate instruments that largely evolved in far quieter times than the age we currently inhabit
ABSTRACT: First- and second-grade schoolchildren chronically exposed to aircraft noise have significant deficits in reading as indexed by a standardized reading test administered under quiet conditions. These findings indicate that the harmful effects of noise are related to chronic exposure rather than interference effects during the testing session itself. We also provide evidence that the
Children in schools bombarded by frequent aircraft noise don’t learn to read as well as children in quiet schools, Cornell University researchers have confirmed. And they have discovered one major reason: kids tune out speech in the racket. “We’ve known for a long time that chronic noise is having a devastating effect on the academic