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40% of students experience problems with their sound environment during their education

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According to a study by the Swedish Association of Hard of Hearing People (HRF) who also discovered that, of the students who had problems with their sound environment; 78% experienced that they have trouble concentrating, 66% become irritated and over half become tired. Four out of ten have trouble remembering and 29% say that the poor sound environment gives them a headache.
The most disturbing sounds are for example voices, footsteps and the sounds of chair legs.

Read more about this study at Hear it.org or about the Swedish Association of Hard of Hearing People (HRF) click here.

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