How does music affect our ability to perform tasks at work? And does this depend on the kind of person we are? A recent study by a team from University College London sheds more light on this topic.
In our louder and louder world, says sound expert Julian Treasure, "We are losing our listening." In this short, fascinating talk, Treasure shares five ways to re-tune your ears for conscious listening -- to other people and the world around you.
In order to be able to reproduce sound, you have to understand how it is produced, from its nature to the resulting acoustics and vibrations in the neighboring environment. The article further develops the mechanisms for generating noise as well as possible applications.