Journals Higher Education



12 October 2012

296 Pages | 20 illus.

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199600687

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The Story of Noise

Mike Goldsmith

  • A unique look at noise and its positive and negative effects throughout human history
  • Explains the mechanisms behind hearing and how 'noise' and sound are processed by the brain
  • Provides an insight into the causes and solutions to noise problems - a particularly relevant and topical health concern in the modern world
  • Offers a new perspective on our own history - looking at noise in terms of the environment, telecommunications and engineering, and evolution
  • Explains the technical background to noise, its nature, its causes, and effects
  • Uses everday examples to demonstrate the key points

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