Call To Action: SoundPrint’s Find Your Quiet Place Challenge

I’m partnering with SoundPrint, a hearing health app, to promote hearing health awareness this October. I don’t represent an organization. I’m just one person. But every person counts when it comes to citizen science. Join us for SoundPrint’s Find Your Quiet Place Challenge! During the month of October, 30+ prominent hearing health organizations will participate […]

Noise and Hearing Damage Simulations

Image by Aditya Chinchure on Unsplash. What does it sound like to have hearing damage caused by noise? I’ve put together a short audio playlist of noise-induced hearing loss simulations. These give a small idea of what it’s like to live with tinnitus, difficulty understanding speech, and loss of music enjoyment because of preventable sensorineural […]

If Ears Bled From Everyday Noise Exposures

I’m not talking about bleeding ears from very loud acoustic trauma blowing out a person’s eardrums, e.g. explosion, bomb blast. The image for this post was a graphic for a hearing health shock campaign I planned in 2017. I wanted to raise awareness about noise risk from common everyday sound exposures, including personal listening and […]