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the impact of noise on marine life

The Impact Of Noise On Marine Life

By now you know that FabriTRAK® products provide superior acoustic performance and help combat the effects of noise pollution on our health and happiness. But what about the effect our ever-present noise has on animals? Yes, along with garbage and air pollution, we’re harming animals with our noise, too. The impact of noise on marine life is... Click to Continue Reading

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traffic noise pollution

Solutions For Traffic Noise Pollution

Noise pollution is a major health and quality of life issue, especially for those of us living in bustling areas where noise is constant. But even if you live in a quiet suburb, odds are you still face traffic noise pollution during your daily commute – and it could be having an effect on your health. Solutions... Click to Continue Reading

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Are sporting events too loud?

Are Sporting Events Too Loud?

Sports fans know that the roar of the crowd can play a big part in bolstering a team’s confidence. In some cases, though, that assistance can be taken to extremes; not only can it interfere with play calls and on-field communication, it can damage the hearing of the fans – especially those who attend regularly. Are... Click to Continue Reading

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sound and architecture work together

How Sound And Architecture Work Together

If you need an example of how sound and architecture work together, imagine this: You’re walking through a cavernous train station, the sound of your feet hitting the floor reverberating through the air. You hear conversation taking place all around you, hear announcements of departing and arriving trains, echoes of exciting greetings reach your ears.... Click to Continue Reading

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The Hidden Cost of Noise Pollution

It’s no secret that noise pollution is a bigger problem than ever. People living in densely populated cities face some level of noise all day long, it seems; in fact, it’s estimated that 100 million Americans are exposed to unhealthy levels of noise daily. It’s been proven that exposure to excess noise stunts development in... Click to Continue Reading

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How The Brain Adapts To Sound

Imagine this scenario: You’ve spent most of your life in a quiet suburb, then move to a noisy city. At first the noise disrupts your everyday life…but eventually you become accustomed to it. Then you visit home for a week-long vacation and wonder how you ever survived in such dead quiet. And when you return... Click to Continue Reading

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Protecting your child's hearing

Protecting Your Child’s Hearing

By now you know how important it is to protect your hearing, and the hearing of your pets. But what about the special precautions that must be taken for babies and small children? Some parents might not realize it, but what’s become a common practice in nurseries around the world might do more harm than good.... Click to Continue Reading

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What is Misophonia?

Do certain sounds drive you crazy? Not the sort of crazy that can result from loud sirens or incessant screaming, but the kind that stems from sounds and noises other people don’t even notice and probably don’t know they’re making. Chewing, slurping, sniffing…do they make your skin crawl? You’re not alone! This is called misophonia,... Click to Continue Reading

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The Profound Effect of Sound

Have you ever woken up and heard rain outside your window and wished you could stay cozily in bed? Or smiled at the sound of a familiar voice? If you were walking alone down a dark street and suddenly heard footsteps behind you…wouldn’t your heart race? Wouldn’t a nearby explosion cause you to instinctively run... Click to Continue Reading

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How Noise-Canceling Headphones Work

If you love listening to music or watching movies during your train, bus or plane commute you know all too well how frustrating it can be when ambient noise makes it tough for you to hear. Sometimes at the end of a long day (or even at the beginning of an early one!), all we... Click to Continue Reading

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