12 Sep 2023

Are noise cancelling headphones doing us any good?

From Nights, 9:08 pm on 12 September 2023

Noise-cancelling headphones are everywhere but can too much silence have unintended side effects? Professor David McAlpine the Academic Director of Hearing at Macquarie University talks to Mark Leishman about what headphone and earplug use is doing to our brains and health

A man wearing headphones facing away from the camera, with a moving train blurred in the background.

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