Dr. Laurie Santos is Professor of Psychology and Head of Silliman College at Yale University. Professor and podcast host Dr. Laurie Santos is an expert on human cognition and the…
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We’re surrounded by noise. That “noise” can be actual sounds – but also other annoyances and distractions that make it hard for us to concentrate or think clearly. And it’s only getting worse – we’re all being bombarded with more sirens, more pings, more chatter, more information. And then there are our internal monologues. Silence is just harder to come by.
Leigh Marz and Justin Zorn (co-authors of Golden: The Power of Silence in a World of Noise) join Dr. Laurie Santos to discuss the benefits of silence and how we can all seek out more moments of quiet and recognize their value.