Gal Beckerman in “The Case for Covering Your Ears,” writes about the importance of being silent and of hearing silence in a noisy world.
The sound of winter is starkly different in rural Maine than Manhattan. Jennifer Finney Boylan reflects on the difference and her appreciation of the sound of nothing at all.
An ambitious recording project in Cremona, Italy requires quiet in the streets surrounding an auditorium where the town’s famous violins will be recorded. And everyone in town joins in.
Watch this short interview of Steve Orfield, who runs an anechoic chamber, one of the quietest places on earth, as he discusses the importance of stillness.
Robert Twigger, poet, writer, and explorer, writes about how he rejuvenates himself when he is feeling crushed by noise.
Scottish docs to begin prescribing rambling, birdwatching to treat chronic illnesses. Dr. Daniel Fink says being outdoors is good for overall health, including auditory health.