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Sound Sleep on Noisy Nights: The Influence of Noise on Sleep Quality

Course: #24501Level: Intermediate1 Hour 26 Reviews

This course will focus on brain measures of sleep in the setting of noisy sleep environments. The purpose is to better appreciate the biological drivers of noise perception during sleep. This is the second in a series of 4 webinars in the 2014 Noise Induced Hearing Loss Seminar Series on AudiologyOnline, and features leading expert Jeffrey M. Ellenbogen, M.D. discussing noise and sleep.

Learning Outcomes

  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to explain the difference between different stages of sleep
  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe how different noises effect sleep during these stages
  • checkmarkAs a result of this Continuing Education Activity, participants will be able to describe arousal thresholds for different types of noises (i.e., what sound levels of common sounds wake people up)

Agenda

0-5 Minutes Introduction
5-10 Minutes Background on sleep
10-15 Minutes Background on noise perception during sleep
15-20 Minutes Traditional noise control engineering
20-25 Minutes Neuroscience based noise control engineering
25-55 Minutes Biological drivers of stable sleep
55-60 Minutes Summary, Q & A

Reviews

26 Reviews
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