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  • Using a soundproof room, Toronto researchers tested 74 musicians and 89 non-musicians on their ability to detect brief gaps in sound, speech in a noisy background, different sound frequencies and increasingly quieter tones called pure-tone thresholds.

    To Keep Hearing Young, Play an Instrument

  • Detection of pure-tone thresholds, commonly used to assess hearing loss, was similar in both groups, reflecting normal age-related changes to the inner ear, researchers said.

    To Keep Hearing Young, Play an Instrument

  • These courses are approved by the Council for Accreditation in Occupational Hearing Conservation (CAOHC) and are designed to train nursing, allied medical, and industrial personnel to perform pure-tone air-conduction hearing tests and participate in other components of workplace hearing conservation programs for noise-exposed workers.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper


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