What is it about?

Daily music listening times have increased with the ease of access to different portable devices. In daily life, people aim to isolate themselves from environmental noises by listening to music with personal headsets. Evaluation of the association of listening to music loudly through personal listening devices with cochlear synaptopathy in young adults.

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Why is it important?

Contrary to popular belief, sounds with an intensity lower than 85 dB can cause cochlear synaptopathy. The danger of long-term use of personal music listening devices in young people increases even more.


I am happy that we put forth the necessary importance in this work we did to protect our future, young people.

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Marmara Universitesi

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This page is a summary of: The possibility of cochlear synaptopathy in young people using a personal listening device, Auris Nasus Larynx, December 2021, Elsevier,
DOI: 10.1016/j.anl.2021.03.015.
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