Sleep Problems? Pink Noise Will Change Your Life!

Sleep well tonight! Get pink noise for FREE in the SonicTonic app. At the Google store or the App Store  Noise in our society is so prevalent that the World Health Organisation has declared noise pollution the second biggest environmental killer after air pollution.  Nevertheless, as it turns out, not all noise is created equal. Have you heard of white noise? In the Guardian Megan Nolan […]

How Can You Be Healthy? Sleep!

We’ve now seen that sleep deprivation leads towards a negative bias when interpreting emotional stimuli, making sufficient sleep a key factor for a healthy mind.  Nevertheless, from increasing the probability of contracting Alzeihmer’s to the deregulation of appetite, sleep deprivation has a wide range of negative consequences. Move on to this article on The Guardian […]

The Melatonin Miracle

Melatonin is a hormone that plays a key role in sleep. Our bodies make it naturally but there are ways of stimulating its production. This can be done through diet with foods like nuts, but it can also be done with music and sound.  According to a study conducted in 1999 by Adarsh M. Kumar […]

Studies Prove that Listening to Music can Improve Concentration

My parents used to always say “Switch off that music and do your homework!!” In those days it was believed that listening to music while studying was distracting. Let’s not forget that, in those days, I was forced into eating tons of spinach in the misinformed belief that it contained an incredible amount of Iron. […]

What are Binaural Beats and how do they work?

One of the ingredients used in SonicTonic is Binaural Beats, but what are these and how do they work? What are Binaural Beats? Binaural beats are sounds that are heard in the left and right ear as two slightly different frequency tones, yet perceived as one. So the binaural auditory beat that a person hears […]

Study: We Tested SonicTonic on Students

Together with the Neurologist, Professor Dr. med Yong-Seun Chang-Gusko, Professor of Health and Social Management at the FOM School of Economics & Management in Hamburg, Germany, we conducted a study to measure the efficacy of the e-Health app SonicTonic on a group of students. The questionnaire was developed by the SonicTonic team and consisted of […]

Specific sounds can control brain waves and help control stress and improve sleep

Brainwave entrainment is a good example of technology positively affecting biology to intentionally synchronize our brainwave frequencies with an external stimulus. In our case, this stimulus is sound. We use Brainwave Entrainment to align thought patterns for different purposes. For example, to improve sleep, feel less stressed and calm or be more focused. There are […]

How the Shape of Your Ears Affects What You Hear

  An important affect of using SonicTonic is the altered state of consciousness that is experienced largely due to the movement of sound caused by panning, ASMR and virtual surround sound software. Interestingly, the experience and identification of positioning varies from person to person.  Neuroscientists from the International Laboratory for Brain, Music and Sound Research (BRAMS) […]

Music is one of the best methods to fall asleep

Sleep physician Prof. Jürgen Zulley: „Music is monotonous stimulation. And with that you sleep better. I think music is one of the best methods to fall asleep.“ Germany´s most known sleep physician Jürgen Zulley calls music the number one medicine for sleeping disorders. He recommends listening to quite and calming music while its necessary to […]

Mental illness is the leading cause of inability to work among women

With 20.1%, mental illness is the leading cause of inability to work among women. As the DAK health report 2017 shows, psychological diseases present the largest part of the total cases of illness among women. Reasons for that can be biological, such as hormonal effects, psychosocial, for example education or the abundance of roles as […]