~~April 10, 2018~~
Science Says Silence Is Much More Important To Our Brains Than We Think
It turns out that noise pollution has been found to lead to high blood pressure and heart attacks, as well as impairing hearing and overall health.
Just as too much noise can cause stress and tension, research has found that silence has the opposite effect, releasing tension in the brain and body.
“Silence is my friend. I crave it; I need it.”
Regenerated brain cells may be just a matter of silence
The brain is actively internalizing and evaluating information during silence
Silence relieves stress and tension
Silence replenishes our cognitive resources
It is possible for the brain to restore its finite cognitive resources. According to the attention restoration theory when you are in an environment with lower levels of sensory input the brain can ‘recover’ some of its cognitive abilities. In silence the brain is able to let down its sensory guard and restore some of what has been ‘lost’ through excess noise.
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