Burkus reviews research in the peer-reviewed press related to workplace environments.
Tian, Ding, Teng, Bai, and Poeppel’s research indicates that evaluations of loudness may not be as objective as they seem.
New research indicates how important it is to block the flow of environmental sound (from aircraft, trucks, trains, etc.) into buildings and to reduce outside noise levels via traffic routing/management, building orientation, etc.
Pohl, Gabriel, and Hubner set out to learn how to improve wind farm residents’ responses to wind turbine noise.
During a recently completed study, people from around the world categorized music they heard in consistent ways.
Experience may influence how distracting it is to hear background noise.
The Erickson/Newman team studied previously published research on children’s reactions to background noise.
Research conducted by Largo-Wight, O’Hara, and Chen confirms earlier research that found that listening to nature sounds, is relaxing.
The National Research Council of Canada, Construction Division, has released a new edition of their Guide to Calculating Airborne Sound Transmission in Buildings.
Lowe and Ramanathan investigated the consequences of acoustic reverberation in retail spaces.