The auditory sense
Posted: 23 May, 2016
By: Annemarie Lombard
Section: Corporate, Wellness
The AUDITORY sense is a primary sense we use on a daily basis to process information from the environment. It is vital for communication, interaction and performance.
* Our ears are “switched on” 24/7…
* We live and work in “sound polluted” environments…
* We do not know what “quiet” sounds like anymore…
People with low thresholds for noise concentrate less effectively in open-plan office environments.
People with high thresholds for noise miss instructions and auditory cues.