The world’s loudest sound.

The sound made by the Krakatoa volcanic eruption in 1883 was so loud it ruptured eardrums of people 40 miles away. Click Here to Read More 


Noise and Toys: Dos and Don’ts

Noise poses a serious threat to all, but it’s particularly important to pay attention to the noise surrounding children today. Click Here to Read More


Silencing Stress

A study led by Harvard Medical School has identified a critical role in the brain’s response to stress. The findings have implications for protecting against the effects of stress in conditions like major depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Click Here to Read More


Why Can’t I Hear in Noise?

Hearing and understanding are two sides of the same coin.  It’s quite possible to hear everything someone says but at the same time understand nothing they said.  For example, if you were to listen to someone speaking in a foreign language and I asked you if you could hear them, you would say yes.  If I asked … Continued