Hearing impairment and the consequences (Hear Loss Demonstrator, audio examples)

Noise waves and an ear

Graphical display of noise immission on the hearing, © psdesign1 - Fotolia.com
Source: © psdesign1 - Fotolia.com

The impairment to hearing and the consequences are illustrated with audio examples. You can download the examples in WMA format (file sizes between 2 and 3 MB).

The "HearLoss" hearing loss demonstrator is interactive PC software from University College London that demonstrates the effects of hearing loss to people with normal hearing.

Try it out:

The hearing loss demonstrator "HearLoss" demonstrates the effects of hearing loss

Audio CD on noise and hearing protection

A teaching and study programme on audio CD (in German):

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Dr Martin Liedtke

Division 4: Ergonomics, Physical environmental factors

Tel: +49 30 13001 3400
Fax: +49 30 13001 38001