April 25th is International Noise Awareness Day. Two leading researchers of noise pollution talk about their efforts to educate the public about noise and its negative effects, which can include psychological stress and hearing loss.

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  • Arline Bronzaft professor emerita of psychology, City University of New York, and adviser to New York City's League of the Hard of Hearing
  • Les Blomberg director, Noise Pollution Clearinghouse

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