In their defense, they just wanted some sleep

In their defense, they just wanted some sleep

What would you do if workmen were making noise outside your house at 3:00 a.m.? These angry Edinburgh residents expressed their displeasure in the most Scottish way ever…

This is your brain on noise pollution

This is your brain on noise pollution

Joel Pavelski, GQ, writes about his month-long sound fast—no podcasts, no music, no YouTube videos. And he found his brain lit up with possibilities when it wasn’t distracted.

Welcoming travelers with autism

Welcoming travelers with autism

Amusement parks and other venues are making efforts to welcome visitors with autism. One way is by making environments quieter, which also benefits people with hearing disorders.

How much time should you spend in nature each week?

How much time should you spend in nature each week?

How much time should you spend in nature each week? According to UK researchers the answer is two hours. why? No one is quite sure, but Dr. Daniel Fink thinks the absence of loud sound could be a clue.

Quiet Parks International

Quiet Parks International

Dr. Arline Bronzaft writes about the Quiet Parks International initiative, a project founded by Gordon Hempton, author of “One Square Inch of Silence.” Click to learn how you can join.

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