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Seeking silence
As our internal and external environments become louder and louder, more people are beginning to seek out silence, whether through a practice of sitting quietly for 10 minutes every morning or head...

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Why Silence Is So Good For Your Brain

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Silence relieves tension

Noise pollution may lead to high blood pressure and heart attacks, as well as impairing hearing and overall health. Loud noises raise stress levels by activating the brain’s amygdala and causing th...

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Silence and our mental resources

The constant attentional demands of modern life put a significant burden on the prefrontal cortex of the brain, which is involved in high-order thinking, decision-making and problem-solving.

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The brain’s default mode network

Engaging this network helps us to make meaning out of our experiences, empathize with others, be more creative and reflect on our own mental and emotional states. 

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Regenerating brain cells

Silence can quite literally grow the brain.

Research found that two hours of silence daily led to the development of new cells in the hippocampus, a key brain region associated with le...

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