There’s a wealth of knowledge out there about hearing, how it works and how to protect it. To make things easy for you, we’ve put together a collection of top-class websites, apps and podcasts for you to explore, whether you’re a student, a teacher, or the owner of an inquisitive mind!
How does hearing work?
> This podcast from Queensland Health takes you through the ins and outs of the ear - you'll find out what it's like to experience hearing loss, why it makes you tired, and why kids with hearing loss don't do small talk!
How does noise damage our hearing?
What does hearing loss really sound like?
Hearing loss and tinnitus can really impact enjoyment of music
Play it Down
> Try the Play it Down app to 'auto-old' your own music. Choose a song from your library and find out how it sounds to someone with older ears. You can also try the 'ear knob' to test your high-frequency hearing and use the 'volume zone' to measure noise levels.
What’s That Sound?
Understanding hearing, hearing loss, and how technology can help
Hear 4 Tomorrow
> Developed by an expert team of teachers and hearing researchers, this school-based teaching program equips young people with the knowledge and skills they need to look after their hearing, now and forever.
What type of hearing protector should I choose?