Since they belong to everyone, they tend to be overused or taken for granted. In what ways do you think noise pollution demonstrates the tragedy of the commons?
Now, I’m a nitpicking jerkass, so I’m going to tear apart everything he said.
“I believe that noise pollution can cause a noise tragedy” What? Cause a noise tragedy? What the fuck? Is that even English?
“9 times out of 10, most of the noises you hear can be quite annoying to others.” Ninety percent of the noises everyone hears are annoying to other people? Does everyone have Tourette’s Syndrome in your world? And, well to be completely honest, I don’t exactly understand what kind of probability system this guy is working with. He says “9 times out of 10” and then says “most” right afterward. And then he follows that up with “quite.” It’s as if he had a point but didn’t want anyone to tell him he was wrong so he only partially expressed it.
“For example: One of your next door neighbors or neighbors a few doors away from you” There was absolutely no reason to word this…
in good accordance with the human hearing system.
In 1946, the WHO (World Health Organization) was created. The duty of this Organization was, for the people around the globe, to achieve a fairly ideal level of physical, psychological, and social health. In attaining the above mentioned, the WHO made legislations with respect to the noise produced by the flying of aircraft, the urban and suburban commute, factories, etc. It, also, introduced certain groups of people as most vulnerable; these…
(i) What is noise Pollution?
(ii) Most Common noise
How noise is measured: 3
(i) Units for measuring noise
(ii) What is Nuisance
Effects of Noise Pollution: 4
(i) Noise effect on Animals
(ii) Noise effect on Human
What is noise Pollution?
Sound is crucial to our lives in daily bases, but not noise. In generally noise is defined as unwanted sound which produces uncomfortable effects and course…
the fact that noise pollution may not always be given much importance, this form of pollution is as life threatening as many other pollutions around the globe. Below is a list of the most common side- effects which occur, when this pollution takes place.
When one is exposed to noise pollution, which comes from various man-made noises such as: Jackhammers, (car) horns, loud machinery (vehicles, e.t.c.), airplanes, this may interfere with our hearing, as these noises may be too loud…
All the environmental calamities the most disastrous and destructive is noise pollution. Noise pollution is a big issue that is faced by every citizen that is resting within the city. The origin of noise pollution comes from roads and Jail road is the most noise polluted road of Lahore as it was once declared as the ‘silence zone’ to reduce this issue.
Jail road being one of the most longest and wider road of Lahore had witnessed the most number of accidents and traffic jams. It is place where…
INTRODUCTION TO NOISE
Sound is a form of energy that produces a sensation of hearing in our ears. Sound is produced by vibrating objects. The matter or substance through which sound is transmitted is called a medium. It can be solid, liquid or gas. Sound moves through the medium form the point of generation to the listener. When an object vibrates, it sets the molecules of medium around it vibrating. The molecules do not travel all the way from the vibrating…
effects of excessive hospital noise on patients, the article by Ryherd, Waye and Ljungkyist (2008) examines the effect of these high noise levels on unit staff. Ninety one percent of nurses surveyed felt that noise negatively affected them in their daily work, and almost half admitted to adjusting alarm levels so that they would not hear them. The literature review conducted by Ryherd et al. revelaed that staff take no action for the majority of audible alarms, which can explain why in Akansel…
In 2012 a study out of Newcastle University revisited the land of gross noises and subjected 16 people to 74 different sounds from running water to the scrape of knives on glass, asking them to rank them on a scale from pleasant to excruciating. [pic: PD]
Once again, the worst of the sounds fell in that bad-Hertz sweet spot, but more interesting than how the offensive sounds ranked was what they did to the peoples’ brains.
With the help of an MRI machine, researchers kept tabs on which brain…
the familiar and the ordinary strange again--as the Russian formalists used to put it, by "alienating" the reader from the tyranny of the compellingly familiar. It offers alternative worlds that put the actual one in a new light.” (Bruner, pg. 12) Good sound design, through surprise, expectation, and silence serves well the purpose of vanquishing, with fiction, the compellingly familiar tyrant of quotidian reality.
Everyone loves a good bang. Thus, with a good sound design, the unexpected…
Silence, after a hard day of school, all I wanted was to relax to the ballads of 50 cent, and I got silence. The bass must have shifted an exposed wire and shorted the amplifier, I fixed this a few times before that it almost became routine, but it was not a shorted wire. Troubleshoot, no solution, what could it be? My set up was almost perfect, lacking solely in achievable decibels. Second hand children science encyclopedias along with Questions and Answers books got me this far and for a…