You Kids and Your Damn Music. You’re Becoming Deaf to Nature

As if you need another reason to worry. From The Daily Mail:

A ‘deaf generation’ exposed to constant noise may be losing the ability to hear as nature intended, a sound expert has claimed.

As a result people could be missing out on the positive effects from natural sounds that contribute to good health and well-being, research suggests.

Dr Kurt Fristrup, who has monitored sound levels in 90 US national parks including Yosemite, Grand Teton and the Grand Canyon, stressed that hearing is a ‘universal learning sense’ active even when we are sleeping or anaesthetized.

The guy has some interesting stuff to say here and here. Read–and then think about it.

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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