Hear why designers, community and business leaders, and healthcare professionals are looking to sound to create positive impact and improve health outcomes.


Check out this two-part series on sound and health from 99% Invisible in partnership with Man Made Music.

What is Sonic Humanism?

Sonic Humanism is the power of sound to make life better
across global populations and communities.

The strategic implementation of the right music or sound can improve:

Health & Wellness Outcomes

Safety & Security

Communication & Understanding

Accessibility & Mobility Within Communities

Urban 
Planning

Man Man Music is dedicated to applying Sonic Humanism to our work in healthcare, built environments and smart technology. 

Man Man Music is dedicated to applying Sonic Humanism to our work in healthcare, built environments and smart technology. 

Sonic Humanism is the power of sound to make life better
across global populations and communities.

The strategic implementation of the right music or sound can improve:

The Impact of Sonic Humanism

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"We should have the choice of living in a space that is not doing damage ... We should have agency over the things that could harm us."

Support for this two-part series was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation's largest philanthropy devoted to health, in an effort to better understand how sound impacts our health and wellbeing. The views expressed do not necessarily express the views of the Foundation. 


Learn more at 
RWJF.org

- Kate Wagner in Episode One

architectural writer, "McMansion Hell"

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You can read more about Sonic Humanism in Joel Beckerman's book, titled

"The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms The Way We Think, Feel And Buy"

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You can read more about 
Sonic Humanism in 
Joel Beckerman's book, titled 
"The Sonic Boom: How Sound Transforms The Way We Think, Feel And Buy"