The modern life we live today mostly consists of rushing from point A to point B completing either this or that task. It’s always rushing through crowded streets jammed with people. And, it’s not the people that make you all edgy, but it’s the noise they make.
As a consequence, there is no better feeling than getting home and enjoying the cosiness and silence of your own apartment.
However, if you are among the unlucky living creatures out there, you know that sometimes this is not the case. The only worse thing than the noise created by people is having this, or any other, noise repeated multiple times over.
Noise is rather unhealthy and it seriously affects your hearing ability and the nervous system as well. What additionally creates discomfort is having the noise constantly repeated in your living space.
Luckily, the problem is not one that can’t be solved. Moreover, in further text, I will give you some examples and tips on how to get rid of the annoying reverberations in your precious living space.Continue reading
Sound represents a mechanical wave that travels from one to another location with the help of a certain medium.
When in a medium, it interacts with the adjacent particle to transmit the corresponding energy and mechanical motion to it. That’s why a sound wave is considered to be of a mechanical type.
But, under certain circumstances, sound alters its behavior and we hear it differently. So, how to be sure what of those are considered echoes, and what is a reverberation?
Our guide here offers simple explanations of both of these and helps you determine precisely which one occurs when. Stay tuned for more!Continue reading
Wherever we look around, we cannot help thinking about the huge problem of environmental pollution. Even though some people do their best to keep things clean and be eco-conscious still there are those who simply don’t care a whit!
But, if we use our ears instead of eyes, could we still talk about pollution?
Even though this is not a visible type of pollution, it is very present in all aspects of our lives, which is why we have to raise awareness on the subject. My article here will try to give a better insight into this problem by defining it, listing the types, causes, and effect, along with some practical tips.Continue reading
After a long day either at work or in school, you probably just look forward to a long night’s sleep.
But if you live in a noisy environment, then this may not be the best part of your day.
Getting a good night’s rest in a noisy neighborhood can be difficult. Most people do not even realize that not sleeping too well each night ends up leaving them sleep-deprived.
If you are looking for ways to sleep through the noise in the neighborhood or if you are constantly woken up by small noises during the night, using noise canceling devices may be your solution.
Ranging from white noise machines to fans, and even earplugs, noise canceling devices can help you block out all the unwanted noise allowing you to sleep peacefully.
In this article, we will highlight some of the best noise canceling devices that you can use ranging from headphones to headbands and even phone apps. Keep on reading to find out which one would work best for you.Continue reading
A child’s first years are usually so crucial. Every parent certainly wants to do all that they can to ensure that their baby is fine.
Getting some noise-canceling headphones for your baby can prove beneficial for both their physical and mental health. Areas that have high noise levels can prove dangerous to your baby as they could lead to noise-induced hearing loss.
Most parents do not even realize how the most common places such as the mall can be dangerous to your baby’s hearing. Rather than leave your kids at home, simply get a pair of noise-canceling headphones for them.
These headphones can also be very useful for children who have autism, ADHD, and other sensory issues. Read on to find out some of the benefits of noise-canceling headphones and our top picks for the same.Continue reading
Nowadays millions of us live in big cities and love it. However, no matter how amazing it is, or how many possibilities it offers for work, fun, making connections, etc, it also comes often at a high price.
One of the things we get when living surrounded by many people is the noise.
Many people are used to it and don’t pay any attention to it, while they go about their daily activities, however, the rest who aren’t “immune” to it may struggle quite a bit.Continue reading
Have you ever wondered why your neighbors make so much noise? That is what I do during the late hours of no sleep time that have been influenced by my noisy neighboring couple.
There are so many possible reasons why they are so loud, like they do not care about others, or they are doing it in spite of me. Then it hit me, it isn’t personal, it is because of their hearing deficiency.
They are both at a certain age, so their communication has been based on making additional noise during speaking, working, playing music etc.
Through the sense of hearing, we refer toward external environment, learning speech, and communicating. The hearing deficiency represents an issue that effects on both personal and interpersonal level.Continue reading
Whether your profession demands of you to wear hearing protectors or you are simply a person who enjoys hunting, I believe this article will help you decide whether you want to get passive hearing protectors or electronic ones.
We will explain what are the differences between these two types of hearing protectors and why are in some cases electronic protectors better, even though they are much more expensive. But as I like to say: “Quality over quantity!”Continue reading
Have you ever been enjoying the time with your family and suddenly felt the urge to get away and enjoy silence for a moment or two? I know I did. Especially, when the little cousins are around and cause too much noise with their toys and yelling.
And, if they can cause a headache in just half an hour, imagine what an industrial machine can do to your ears and health.
Human hearing is sensitive and, if it’s not treated well, it can cause a lot of pain and problems.
When I was a student working on a part-time job where there were a lot of machines, compressors, etc. the noise was inevitable and every time I went home, I was feeling stressed and nervous, but when I looked back on my day, I had no obvious reasons to be like that.
So, I did a little research, and I somehow found out that exposure to the noise can be very harmful to hearing and health in general.
Where there are a lot of people – there is a lot of noise. Unfortunately, people often don’t know or are not aware of how much noise they cause with just a normal conversation. But we can’t make them quiet, am I right? So, let’s focus on what we can do, and that is protecting ourselves.Continue reading
The world is so full of sounds, both wanted and unwanted. But somehow the more we want to enjoy those wanted ones, the more those unwanted noises interfere.
What do we do?
As a result, we tend to be more creative in thinking about how to deal with noise. There are many ways to categorize that “battle” against noise. For example, active and passive ways. Speaking of active noise cancellation, let’s give a better look at what it is.Continue reading