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Sound and Well-Being Impact Outcomes

Sound and Well-Being


In the Sound and Well-Being Lab, faculty and students analyzed the ways that sounds affect our health, well-being, society, and the environment. Through hands-on activities such as a sound bath with Gongster, they experimented with various forms of sound and silence to animate the connection between sound, embodiment, social and individual well-being. Student teams collaborated to design research projects that will supply answers to the Lab’s guiding questions and share their insights with the public.

Sound Postcards and Quote Summaries


Prior to the pandemic, Lab students had worked on an impact project that empowered them to created digital sound postcards (linked below), but in the past few days, a few students took that opportunity even a step further by reflecting on their work and their sound experiences in the Lab. To hear and see the postcards, and too read more on their reflections, visit:
Save the Body by Brooke Nelson
Space Between by Brian Grant
Untitled by Casey Cole

Anti-Isolation Toolkit


A group of students in our Sound and Well-Being Lab crafted an Anti-Isolation Toolkit using the knowledge learned in the Lab to curate a collection of sounds that help listeners cope with the loneliness of self – quarantine due to COVID-19.

 

Podcasts


Lastly, a handful of students published the Adventures in Sound Podcast, which teaches the listener about the power of sound.