Journal Articles

The following journal articles describe the damage to hearing caused by extended listening to music with headphones at high volumes on portable music players:

Carter, N.L. (1988), Effects of amplified music on the hearing of listeners and performers. Presented at Australian Acoustical Society Symposium, 21 September, 1988.

Carter, N.L., Murray, N., Bulteau, V.G. (1985), Amplified music, recreational noise and hearing in young people aged 16-21 and 28-33 years. Aust J. Audiol., 7, 79-83.

Chung, J. H. Pediatrics. April 2005; vol 115: pp 861-867.

Fligor, Brian, Journal Ear and Hearing, International Journal of Audiology 2005; 44:231-236.

Fligor, Brian and Cox, Clarke, Risk to Hearing from Personal Stereo Systems, Audilogy Today, March/April 2005, pp 18-19.

Florentine, Mary, Ear & Hearing. December 1998; vol 19: pp 420-428.

Martin, William, Niskar, A.S. Pediatrics, July, 2001; vol 108: pp 40-43.

Waugh, R.L. (1983) How much hearing damage does loud music cause? Bulletin Aust. Acoust. Soc., 11, 61-66.

Williams, Warwick, Noise Exposure Levels from Personal Stereo Use, International Journal of Audiology, 2005; 44:231-236

Zogby, J., Bruce, J., Wittman, R.; Survey of Teens and Adults about the Use of Personal Electronic Devices and Head Phones, March 2006, paper submitted to the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association