Physiological and Psychological Effects of Noise on Man: A Literature Review

Report No: 73-R60

Published in 1973

About the report:

This literature search was seen as part of an in-depth study of the physiological and psychological effects of noise on man, the ultimate objective being to establish criteria for highway design and location using the effects of the noise generated by the highway as one of the input factors.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


  • T. Glenn Easter

Last updated: February 7, 2024

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