Dr. Daniel Fink points us to an article on hidden hearing loss that he says is a good primer about the condition, which makes it impossible for people to understand speech in noisy environments.
New Yorker writer Amanda Petrusich is worried about her hearing and you should be too, as 25% of Americans have noise-induced hearing loss.
[et_pb_section bb_built="1" admin_label="section"][et_pb_row admin_label="row" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial"][et_pb_column type="4_4"][et_pb_text background_layout="light" background_position="top_left" background_repeat="repeat" background_size="initial" _builder_version="3.0.91"] by Daniel Fink, MD, Chair, The Quiet Coalition This piece in The Hearing Journal asks, "Can a Machine Learn to Solve our Speech in Noise Problem?" Maybe yes, maybe no. The "speech in noise" problem is the difficulty many people with hearing
Coping with hearing loss and noisy restaurants is not a game. Rather than teaching people to deal with noise, why not lower the volume?