Psychology Today: Silence

Psychology Today offers a collection of 21 popular essays on the topic of silence: “The Sounds of Silence.” As with popular treatments of complex and nuanced topics, your mileage may vary:

  • A Taxonomy of Silence: What can we learn from silences? by Judith Eve Lipton, M.D.
  • The Art of Silence: How the use of silence can make you powerful and charismatic, by Alex Lickerman, M.D.
  • Why We Need Quiet: We need silence for all our senses, by George Michelsen Foy
  • Does Music Help Memory? Students listen to music while studying. Is that a good idea? by William R. Klemm, D.V.M, Ph.D.

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