Exposure to constant noise has become one of the most serious health issues, which affects students’ academic life. It is inevitable to be aware of the impacts of this growing problem, on our health. So read on to know more…
Studies has revealed that road traffic noise plays an important role in affecting the health and well-being of millions of school students and that, children living near airports have reading disorders, such as dyslexia, due to hassling noise. Apart from all these external factors, students, they themselves, make things worse ; listening to loud music, watching loud TV programmes, chatting noisily in classes and so on.
Keeping this in mind, it is essential to create awareness amongst young people of potential damage, such as shorter concentration spans, increased levels of aggression and anxiety, that insidious noise causes. Governments should also make sure that traffic noises, near schools, are maintained and ambitious noise policies are taken into consideration. Students should avoid completing their homework, listening to loud music. Last but not the least, it is important to understand that listening to loud music will not counter noise. It just makes things worse.
Nowadays, students consider noise to be part and parcel of life and silence to be boring and disturbing, which is mainly, why they are not aware of how harmful and hazardous, noise is. It is in the hands of the students to understand the adverse effects of this modern menace and lead a successful life, in peace