Wanna Get Sh*t Done? There’s a Perfect Noise Level for That (Part 3 of 3)

By : Seeker - 3 months ago
Too much noise can kill you, but silence can drive you mad. How much noise is too much?

Special thanks to Mike Rugnetta for his help with this episode!
Check out his podcast, Reasonably Sound, at ReasonablySound.com or on Apple Podcasts https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/reasonably-sound/id911365299?mt=2

Part 1 of 3 - https://youtu.be/tFTZiCZVM10
Part 2 of 3 - https://youtu.be/XhFhK97hrdY

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Noise Is The Next Great Public Health Crisis
https://futurism.com/future-noise-pollution/
“Cities don’t just get filthy in the visual sense — urban spaces can often be a raging mess of sound. The blaring car horns, the police sirens screaming through the usual waves of traffic, the clatter of passing trains, the constant cacophony of voices rising and falling as a strange melody — this deluge of noise can be devastating to the human psyche.”

Owls use 'stealth technology' to help capture prey
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2015/aug/17/owls-use-stealth-technology-to-help-capture-prey
“Study reveals that owls’ flight feathers absorb aerodynamic sound and suppress vibrations, allowing them to swoop on their quarry in perfect silence.”

Exposure to Traffic Noise May Raise Your Risk of Obesity
https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2015/05/exposure-to-traffic-noise-may
“The list of concerns around noise pollution is growing longer and wider, as a new study in Occupational and Environmental Medicine reveals an association between exposure to high decibels of road, rail, and air traffic sound and a risk of developing excess fat around the abdomen.”

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Wanna Get Sh*t Done? There’s a Perfect Noise Level for That (Part 3 of 3)