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Rustle

rustle

A quick succession or confusion of small sounds, like those made by shaking leaves or straw, by rubbing silk, or the like; a rustling. When the noise of a torrent, the rustle of a wood, the song of birds, or the play of lambs, had power to fill the attention, and suspend all perception of the course of time. (Idler)


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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... The teacher broke the silence by instructing us to take out our pencils and begin practicing our letter writing. Even though her command started a rustle across the room, as we all scurried for our Ticonderoga #2's, a strange sensation came over me. It was Denise. I could hear her movements above ...

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by sounds
Sun Mar 27, 2011 2:44 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... sounds, and just looping them. I'd use it to put myself to sleep at night. (I've actually hung plastic bags out my bedroom window to hear them rustle in the wind to help me fall asleep - I kid you not!) Edited to add that I forgot one of my very favourite sounds (someone else mentioned it too!): ...

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by WordMonkey
Thu Oct 28, 2010 3:10 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
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