Birdsong is Good For Your Brain!
Updated: Mar 30
Did you know that the resonant frequencies of the human ear canal is perfectly
matched to birdsong?
Birdsong has been the primary indicator of habitats hospitable to humans.
Humans hear birdsong as music. Yet, for birds it’s just communication.
The brain pathways for vocal learning-the precursor to language-are similar in humans and certain birds. Listening to birdsong creates the same reward as listening to music in the brain (components of the mesolimbic reward pathway).
Refresh your brain daily by walking in nature and listen to the singing of birds. We are linked to them in many ways.