Apple Hearing Study reveals users aren’t taking care of their hearing very well

One in 10 people are using headphones like AirPods more than the WHO recommended limit, results from the Apple Hearing Study reveals, with a quarter of people exposing themselves to potentially hearing-damaging volumes daily.

Apple launched the Apple Hearing Study in November 2019, with the aim of determining the effects of long-term sound exposure on people. In a report released on Tuesday, ahead of March 3’s World hearing Day, Apple has offered some new findings gleamed from the data so far.It was found that 25 percent of research participants experience a daily average environmental sound exposure higher than the WHO recommended limit. This was for an average of the day, rather than specific high-volume instances.

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