Month: October 2019

Finnish study finds that the sound environment affects children’s listening skills

Finnish study finds that the sound environment affects children’s listening skills

Oct 03 2019
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Noise and a poor sound environment can hinder linguistic development of nursery school children, says Doctor of Philosophy Elina Niemitalo-Haapola in her dissertation. According to the study, more attention should be paid to children’s sound and learning environments. While working as a speech therapist, Elina Niemitalo-Haapola went to kindergartens, schools and homes to find out