Quest for Quiet
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Quest for Quiet

What Is Noise Pollution and What Can You Do About It?

Photo by Documerica on Unsplash

Stop for a minute. Turn off the TV. Take off your headphones. What do you hear? If you hear nothing but natural sounds — birds, water, bees buzzing, then you’re either very lucky or your brain is doing its utmost not to hear the everyday noise of the human-made world.

And our brains are very good at this. Walk into a room with a smelly dog and you’ll probably wrinkle your…

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