SPH: Apple Hearing Study reveals prevalence of tinnitus

SPH: Apple Hearing Study reveals prevalence of tinnitus

May 28, 2024 About 78% of participants in the Apple Hearing Study, conducted by the University of Michigan, have experienced tinnitus—the perception of sound that others do not hear. That is just one of the findings that University of Michigan researchers and Apple...
Science News: Too much noise can harm far more than our ears

Science News: Too much noise can harm far more than our ears

How noise harms hearing: We’ve known for centuries that too much noise can cause hearing loss, says Richard Neitzel. He works at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Some 200 years ago, accounts described blacksmiths who developed hearing loss from their constant...
NPR: Your earbuds and you- What all that listening is doing to us

NPR: Your earbuds and you- What all that listening is doing to us

NPR: An unprecedented study that could pave the way for safer listening practices In 2019, Neitzel and his team at the University of Michigan launched the Apple Hearing Study, a first-of-its-kind study with Apple geared toward understanding people’s daily sound...
NIOSH Science Blog

NIOSH Science Blog

Reflecting on the NIOSH Education and Research Centers’ Continuing Education and Outreach Posted on September 27, 2022 by Donjanea F. Williams, EdD; Julie Tisdale-Pardi, MA; Elizabeth H. Maples, PhD, CIH; and John Staley, PhD. In recognition of the 45th anniversary of...