Senior Citizen's Guide to Pittsburgh 2017 Summer/Fall Edition - page 19

Take a moment and listen. What do you hear? Often
we are too busy in our lives to notice all of the sounds
around us, let alone realize how they are affecting us.
Have you ever thought about why you love the
sound of rain while your friend can’t stand it? Ever
notice how your heart races when you hear a siren?
These physiological, cognitive, psychological, and
behavioral responses can be summarized as the
psychology of sound.
Sound can affect our hormone secretions, breathing,
Surrounded by Sound
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