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Noise Pollution

Noise Pollution

Many studies link noise pollution to:

  • High blood pressure
  • Sleep loss
  • Heart disease

Just as noise pollution is bad for you, silence can actually benefit your brain.

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MORE IDEAS FROM Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Self-Reflection

When there is no outside noise, simulation or distraction, the brain starts to go inwards, getting into the self-reflection mode.

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New Brain Cells

Giving us another reason to meditate, a study proves that a silent environment helps create new brain cells.

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Activation of Memory

Silence helps activate our brain to work better and jog its memory banks efficiently.

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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 heading off to a 10-day silent retreat.

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Noise is bad for health

It increases blood pressure, increases stress, disturbs our sleep. 

And more importantly, it is linked to our bad mental health. It's why we don't have schools in the vicinity of airports anymore.  

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Binaural beats

Binaural beats are an auditory illusion that has stress-busing properties. Proponents claim that listening to binaural beats can boost focus, promote relaxation, and reduce stress and anxiety.

However, some studies concluded that the impact of binaural beats on cognitive performance "remains to be seen."

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