Have you ever heard of "white noise"?  That is NOT what's generated daily on The Morning News!   On the website  science.howstuffworks.com it’s described as “a type of noise that is produced by combining sounds of all different frequencies together” Or put another way, “if you took all of the imaginable tones that a human can hear and combined them together, you would have white noise”.

White noise is called “white” because it’s a combination of all tones the way white light is a combination of colors.

The point is that it blocks out other individual noises and thus is great for helping babies get to sleep.  Nothing new here -but- what about “PINK” noise?  Aha! Now you’re listening!

The majority of KIT listeners are seniors or they can at least see seniorship on their horizon and the truth is, that as folks age they get less deep sleep. Do you remember hearing about that? No? That’s because good memory is a function of good sleep! No wonder!

Where is this going? Well, a new study has found that listening to something called "pink noise" can help seniors get a deeper more restorative sleep.

Researchers at Northwestern University describe pink noise as a mix of high and low frequencies that sounds "more balanced and natural than white noise... kind of like rushing water"

Conclusion, to get a good night's rest, find the nearest stream and get your sleeping bag!  OR –search on line for a pink noise generator, imagine yourself sleeping by the stream and get the deep sleep we all really need!

http://download.cnet.com/s/pink-noise-generator/