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Volume 6

Why Do We Like Noise

Alberto Behar wonders why when a noise issue is not hearing hazard, it appears that noise is often not seen as a problem worth considering.

HOG’s Sweet Sound

Wayne Staab explores why many people seem to enjoy the loud sounds of their beloved “Hog.”

Can Wind Turbine Noise Make You Ill?

With the increased importance of renewable energy it is important that audiologists become acquainted with the health issues related to wind turbine noise.

Movies Too Loud? Still?

Wayne Staab explores the question of whether the high loudness levels of many movies help to tell the story or intended to cover a weak story?

Volume 5

Science Matters – Ototoxicity for the Layperson: A Primer

Alberto Behar steps into the Science Matters feature for this issue with a primer on ototoxicity.

Hearing Protector Fit Testing

Alberto writes about how fit testing helps workers understand the importance of proper usage of their hearing protectors.

Noisy Notes: NRR AND CUSTOM-MADE HEARING PROTECTORS

Noise guru Alberto Behar answers some questions regarding the use of the term Noise Reduction Rating, especially when dealing with custom-made hearing protectors.

Miss Sherlock Figures Out the Sounds

Gael Hannan give us some insight on the bimodal life where one sound has two different profiles when delivered through different technologies.

Volume 4

WHY DO WE LIKE NOISE?

In spite of presentations and articles about the effects of noise. Alberto tries to figure out why people really like noise.

ON APPS AND SOUND LEVEL METERS

Alberto Behar give us the lowdown on uses and accuracy when it comes to choosing a sound level meter App.