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Noise guru Alberto Behar answers some questions regarding the use of the term Noise Reduction Rating, especially when dealing with custom-made hearing protectors.
Hearing loss in orchestra players is not a new problem. It has been acknowledged and discussed for many years by many researchers. While results can be variable, one thing everybody agrees upon, is that many other musicians (such as rock, hard metal, etc) do suffer some degree of hearing loss.
In this issue of Noisy Notes, Alberto Behar gives us a nice overview of the new edition of the CSA Standard on audiometric tests which was issued during the last month of 2017.
Symphonic music can pose a hearing hazard for musicians. Alberto Behar and his colleagues investigate the use of acoustic shields as a potential safeguard.
In spite of presentations and articles about the effects of noise. Alberto tries to figure out why people really like noise.
Alberto Behar give us the lowdown on uses and accuracy when it comes to choosing a sound level meter App.
Did you wonder if there is anything coming up for people with an interest in the effects of noise and noise control? Alberto Behar gives is the lowdown on the upcoming acoustical events around the world.
Alberto Behar writes that there is nothing new regarding hearing loss from long duration exposure to loud noise. The question has always been on how loud is loud and how long a duration should be to be considered as “long.”
Readers of Alberto’s column should by now be used to his predilection for rigorously defining terms that are frequently used in the acoustics side of the field. In keeping with that practice he defines Hearing Protectors, Hearing Loss, and Intelligibility, so that there will be no misunderstandings.
The answer to this question may surprise you.