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Acoustic Studies

Soundscape performance, impacts, and innovations

Our mission with ‘Acoustic Studies’ is to convey interesting research on acoustics and do it in a way that makes it relevant to everyone. We have chosen to focus on the humanistic side of the case. After all, it is our perception of sound that is crucial to our well-being and performance. Each blog post will start with a brief summary of a relevant study, followed by a more detailed description with proper references and discussion. All articles are categorized and can be found using relevant search criteria. Anyone who reads our articles is encouraged to comment with additional knowledge, criticism, and inspiration.

 

Blog posts

Noise in classrooms: Is it a problem?

How does noise affect teachers and children during a school day? In Tiesler, Machner, and Brokmann’s paper “Classroom Acoustics and Impact on Health and Social Behavior” (2015) they examine this question empirically and conclude that a significant relation between acoustic conditions and both social and health-related problems in classrooms exists. How does noise affect teachers […]
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