This is your brain on silence | Curio

This is your brain on silence

21 mins | May 28, 2017

Contrary to popular belief, peace and quiet are all about the noise in your head. "People already do. In a loud world, silence sells. Noise-cancelling headphones retail for hundreds of dollars; the cost of some weeklong silent meditation courses can run into the thousands. Finland saw that it was possible to quite literally make something out of nothing." Daniel A. Gross, writing in Nautilus.magazine, explores.

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From Nautilus magazine