Covid-19 Shutdowns Reduced Unhealthy Noise Exposure

Dr. Neitzel and Lauren were interviewed by an independent journalist and healthcare contributor to Forbes.com to talk about the Apply Hearing Study and the first paper just published in Environmental Research Letters for it.

In the study, researchers collected participants’ Apple Watch and iPhone headphone data to understand the sound and audio exposure in the daily life. The results of this paper shows an apparent decrease of the sound exposure as states during the COVID-19 shutdowns period. This kind of decrease was large enough to have some health implications.

Click here to read the full story on Forbes website!

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