You Kids and Your Damn Music. You’re Becoming Deaf to Nature

As if you need another reason to worry. From The Daily Mail:

A ‘deaf generation’ exposed to constant noise may be losing the ability to hear as nature intended, a sound expert has claimed.

As a result people could be missing out on the positive effects from natural sounds that contribute to good health and well-being, research suggests.

Dr Kurt Fristrup, who has monitored sound levels in 90 US national parks including Yosemite, Grand Teton and the Grand Canyon, stressed that hearing is a ‘universal learning sense’ active even when we are sleeping or anaesthetized.

The guy has some interesting stuff to say here and here. Read–and then think about it.

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