Does Silence Mean Time-Out for Your Brain?

Nicole Hilbig
1 min readNov 30, 2021
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We know we can concentrate and learn best when we are in silence, because the brain also works with background noise, which can distract and stress us.

But a study from 2015 could show a lot more:

In complete silence the brain forms new cells in the hippocampus. The region that is essential for memory and learning.

“Both Mozart and Silence…

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Nicole Hilbig

I love learning and writing about the changes in our digital era. My topics are future, work, productivity, writing, education & personal stories.