Browse Publications Technical Papers 2000-01-0078
2000-03-06

Less Is “More”: Can You Trust Your Ears II 2000-01-0078

In a 1998 SAE presentation Richard Stroud of Delco Electronics showed that ‘more’ of anything related to audio (loudness, equalization, et. al.) is often considered to be ‘better’ by untrained listeners1 This paper discusses the human mechanisms that influence the effect and concludes that independent professional evaluation is the best alternative for preserving quality of listening evaluations.

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