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Can loud music damage your hearing? - Heather Malyuk

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After a concert, you find it difficult to hear your friend rave about the show. It sounds like they're speaking from across the room, and it’s tough to make out their voice over the ringing in your ears. But, by the next morning, the effect has mostly worn off. So what caused these symptoms? And can you go to concerts without damaging your ears? Heather Malyuk explores the properties of sound.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Heather Malyuk
  • Director Anne Beal
  • Narrator Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Music Michael Macdonald
  • Sound Designer Anne Beal
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Producer Bethany Cutmore-Scott
  • Editorial Producer Dan Kwartler
  • Script Editor Dan Kwartler
  • Fact-Checker Julia Dickerson

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