Have you ever woken with a start in the night and peered all owl-eyed at the bedroom door, as if some primal caveman might have peered out into the blackness after hearing a saber-toothed tiger’s low growl?

Image: blue eyes of a surprised kid

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The creaking of a door, the sudden scream of a child… how about the sound of a coyote coming from the distance on a sultry summer’s evening? Or the sound of the dentist’s drill?! Now there’s a sound that goes right to our core?

Today, we are going to explore why certain sounds seem to root us to the ground.

Let’s just get to this amazing video from “It’s Okay To Be Smart” on YouTube.

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Stay open, curious and hopeful!

~ Dr. Lynda

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  1. “Why Do Things Sound Scary?” YouTube. It’s Okay To Be Smart, 28 Oct. 2013. Web. 9 Feb. 2015. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1JAym6-h4RE>.

Dr. Lynda is a dentist, artist, global traveler, and philanthropist who looks for potential and shares it with the world. Hear her latest conversations with thought leaders on the Conspiracy of Goodness Podcast--new episodes every Wednesday!