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Alberto Behar explores the issue of low-frequency noise.
Other than audiologists and engineers working in industrial noise control, audiologists will almost always use sound level or sound pressure, rather than intensity. When in doubt, use the terms “pressure,” “sound pressure level,” and “SPL” and you will be right 99% of the cases!
Are there harmful effects from the noise generated by the wind turbines and, if the answer is “yes”, what are they and what are the risks they represent?
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.
Noise expert Alberto Behar explores The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the Noise Reduction Rating
Noise expert Alberto Behar looks at the recent developments of “Scalpel-Free Surgery Using Everyday Acoustics”
Alberto Behar steps into the Science Matters feature for this issue with a primer on ototoxicity.
Alberto writes about how fit testing helps workers understand the importance of proper usage of their 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.
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.