How A Baby's Cry Impacts A Parent's Mind

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A new study claims that the noise of a frequently crying baby could disturb your moods and can also disturb your peace. This study claims that certain brain functions can be affected because of the constant crying of a baby around.

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This study also says that the constant noise could also impact your decision making abilities drastically. You might tend to take hasty decisions too.

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Your attention and focus levels may also suffer as the noise could cause cognitive issues. As we are all programmed to take care of the baby, your instinct disturbs you a bit when the baby cries constantly.

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The study experimented with a group of parents who were made to listen to audio files of baby's cries and were asked to carry out certain tasks that needed attention.

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When the brain activity of the participants was measured researchers understood that the performance of their cognitive levels dipped a bit due to the crying sounds of the baby.

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As the human brain needs certain factors to carry out efficiently without conflict, certain sounds may disturb it. In fact, some adults are even averse to a baby's cry though they love babies.

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Also, a baby's cry indicates that a parent must go and give attention. So, this kind of response is generally triggered in the brain when an adult listens to the sound while doing any activity.

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