Insights For Hearing Wellness
Believe it or not, ordinary sounds cause many of us to feel negative emotions, such as irritation, stress, anxiety or worry. But despite this, most of us don’t make conscious decisions about the types and levels of sounds we experience day-to-day.
Imagine this. It’s Christmas day, dinner is ready, you take your first bite into your roast potato and there’s no crunch. How disappointing! Here’s some food for thought: recent research claims that the sound of our food influences the way it tastes.
Did you know that we all fit on a sensitivity scale for the different types of noises we encounter socially? Read our interview with data science student and Mumbli intern Kaveh Kiani to learn all about hearing sensitivity.
Do you assume that celebrities live perfect lives? We’ve put together a list of famous figures with hearing reduction to inspire us all to keep pursuing what we love!
The noisy world we live in suddenly became a whole lot quieter when the Coronavirus pandemic hit. So much so, that science journalist Andreas von Bubnoff and designer and art director Veronica Semeco decided to capture the change of the world’s soundscapes through a new initiative – the Pandemic Silence Project.
Have you ever wondered why someone’s voice may change around certain people? We’ve been doing some research on why this is and why we prefer certain voices over others.
Check out Nick’s article for his exploration on sound and interaction post-lockdown. Do you think we’ll feel the same after this second lockdown?
When’s the last time you tried to describe a sound or a piece of music to somebody? How did it go? If I had to guess, I’d probably say ‘not well’. Why? Because there’s just no common language for sound.
Did you know that our experience of noise isn’t just about Decibel levels? Read our interview with data science students and Mumbli intern Karishma Prasad to learn all about reverberation time.
You’ve just sat down for a video call with your boss and your next door neighbour has started mowing the lawn. We’ve all been there. But what can we do to stop these noises interrupting us?
Imagine this. You’re at a concert with friends when someone leans over and shouts in your ear: ‘what colour is this song?’ Would you have an answer for them?
The world is too noisy. Anyone who’s been following Mumbli over the last couple of years will have heard this mantra repeated over and over again. And then a pandemic hit.