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Birdsongs alleviate anxiety and paranoia in healthy participants

E. Stobbe, J. Sundermann, L. Ascone & S. Kühn

2022-Oct 13

Scientific Reports

The environment around us always has influences on the psychological well-being of people. The study demonstrates a comparison of urban traffic soundscapes and birdsong soundscapes and their impact on people's moods. Through various experimental analyses, it infers that listening to birdsongs regardless of diversity improves anxiety, while traffic noise, also regardless of diversity, is related to higher depressiveness.Based on the study, it is implied that birds need to be provided with suitable habitats for them to thrive in urban areas. Trees with dense canopies provide excellent habitats for avian species- shelter, nesting, roosting and food

Tags: Soundscapes, birds, environment and psychology, habitat

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