Researchers at Boston University have developed a new system for soundproofing spaces.
Neuroscientists have evaluated the repercussions—cognitive and physical—of the sounds we hear. The insights they’ve gathered can inform the design of situation-effective soundscapes.
Soundscaping that enhances cognitive performance
Dong, Huang, Labroo link sounds heard and choices made.
Imschloss and Kuehnl’s findings, consistent with previous research, indicate how important consistency in sensory experiences can be.
Age and effects
Avoiding distractions has repercussions
Yadon and Daugherty explored how personality influences responses to sound.
Schutz and Stefanucci studied consumer preferences for product sounds.
Research by Foraster and her team indicates the value of noise-conscious urban/regional planning and effective sound insulation.