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The suprising and innovative uses for birdsong


A 90-second daily show highlighting the songs of British birds has been played early on BBC Radio 4 this week. But birdsong isn’t just beautiful to listen to, it is increasingly being used in innovative ways due to the positive response people have in certain activity conditions like; during homework, a post-meal slump, where people have a fear of needles, around transport and also for general business.

Can a nightingale’s song helping you pass an exam or a blackbird’s twittering encouraging you to open a bank account? Although most support for the theory is anecdotal it is interesting to consider the positive potential implications.

Click here to read more and listen to some birdsong sound files and some of the innovative ways where birdsong is being used.

For more info about and to download the Study app featured here and launched last year at the International Sound Education seminars, download the itunes version here and the Android version here.

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