Tag: "acoustics" at medical news
Babies' cries linked to their health
...chool looked at previous studies that analyzed the acoustics
of a baby's cry. The authors cite the characteristics of a cry that can indicate problems in a baby's nervous system, as well as sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). In addition, they cite the importance of how parents react to their squalling offspr...
What is the sound of one person talking? New speech collection tells all, syllable by syllable
...the many kinds of modifications that happen to the acoustics
of speech in conversations," Dilley said. "For example, we may pronounce 'don't you' as 'don'tcha' when we are talking. "By looking at the phonemic transcriptions we can tell exactly how a person pronounced a word. And from that scientists may be ab...
Noisy classroom? Avoid sound-amplification systems, scientific society says
... "ASA has been concerned for many years about poor acoustics
inAmerica's classrooms and the deleterious effects poor acoustics
haveon the ability of children to learn and teachers to teach," said ASAPresident William Yost, PhD,...
Sound understanding of indoor acoustics could make hearing easier
...tions is now under development - and could improve acoustics
in buildings ranging from concert halls to railway...ly achievable. The conventional way of measuring acoustics
has been to make a short blast of noise (e.g. a gunshot), record it and analyse how it dies away (or...
Ultrasound mammography, volcano monitoring for aircraft safety
...rdio.med.tohoku.ac.jp ) will present a new medical acoustics
application, called extracorporeal cardiac shock wave therapy, for treating myocardial ischemia, the lack of blood flow to heart muscle. The condition often results from atherosclerosis, or clogging of the arteries. From outside the body, the resear...