Paul Goldschagg

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The aim of this study was to determine whether chronic exposure to aircraft noise impacts negatively on school children’s activities and to explore how they cope with the noise exposure. Given the lack of longitudinal studies investigating long-term effects of exposure to aircraft noise on children’s activities and coping, this study sought to address this(More)
Given the limited studies conducted within the African continent, the purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of chronic aircraft noise exposure and the moderating effect of home language on the learners' reading comprehension. The sample comprised 437 (52%) senior primary learners exposed to high levels of aircraft noise (Experimental group)(More)
The purpose of this epidemiological study was to investigate the long-term effects of exposure to aircraft noise on reading comprehension on a sample of South African children. Given the impairment of reading comprehension found within the noised-exposed group before the relocation of the airport, it was the intention of this study to determine whether the(More)
The current study constituted part of a larger, longitudinal, South African-based study, namely, The Road and Aircraft Noise Exposure on Children's Cognition and Health (RANCH-South Africa). In the context of a multicultural South Africa and varying demographic variables thereof, this study sought to investigate and describe the effects of gender,(More)
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