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This is How Silence Positively Impacts the Brain
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This is How Silence Positively Impacts the Brain

Science says silence is vital for our brains because it relaxes the mind and reduces daily stress. Unfortunately, we are invaded by constant noise, whether at home, at the office, in the street, etc. In the long term, constant noise damages our health through insomnia, anxiety, and nervousness, among other problems. Silence calms physical and mental tensions, frees us from all the demands of daily life, and makes us reconnect with ourselves. According to a study done by Duke University and published by the Journal Psychological Science, the brain recognizes silence and responds positively. They concluded that two hours of silence a day were conducive to developing the hippocampus, the area of the brain that is responsible for cognitive functions. Science and Spirituality Th...