Subject: Re: Walkmans From: mmalcolm crawford <m.crawford(at)dcs.shef.ac.uk> Date: Tue, 5 Nov 1996 00:06:08 GMT
> I was recently asked by a local t.v. station to help them with a story > on Walkmans and noise-induced hearing loss. Are there any data out > there on (1) sound pressure levels developed in the ear canals by > Walkmans and (2) temporary or permanent hearing loss from listening to > Walkmans? > Not about Walkmans, specifically, but there's an interesting paper by Marek Roland-Mieszkowski on "Common misconceptions about hearing" which may provide other useful background information at: http://www.isisnet.com/MAX/science/dsa/ear.html Marek's written a number of other interesting articles, and pieces of software; his company has also recently released a CD which purports to the user to test their own hearing using a CD player. Best wishes, mmalc.