Let's not let our visual sense override our aural perception…

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Scientists from England and Germany under the leadership of Michael Hunter provided data that many of us considered to be fact.  The researchers were curious about our sense of tranquility, a state they define as one that arises due to natural environmental features.  They had found that the auditory characteristics of freeway traffic and waves breaking on the beach have similar spectral and temporal qualities (meaning that their basic sounds and natures are similar).  The portions of the brains that were affected included the medial prefrontal cortex, the posterior cingulate gyrus, the temporoparietal cortex  (TPC) and the thalamus.   They published their results in the November 2010 issue of NeuroImage.

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