They sound similar so, what's the difference?
White noise is a purely man mad sound. It was created to cover the whole spectrum of sound frequencies in an equal way and this is why it so effectively blocks out background noises. This is the only function white noise performs. Being man made the brain finds it difficult to decipher white noise and is constantly working to figure it out, even while we sleep. This impacts are ability to fall into the deepest Slow Wave sleep.
Pink noise is a sound frequency that naturally occurs in nature. It is the sound you hear in waterfalls, thunder, and heavy rain. It is a deeper sound. It doesn't block out all background sounds as effectively but it does block most of them. What pink noise does so effectively is relax and calm the mind. Pink noise actually helps us sleep. Not only that but it helps the brain go into the most important Slow Wave sleep. In a recent study pink noise was proven to actually help improve memory and focus because it helped us reach Slow Wave sleep.
Who Is Dr. Stéphane Pigeon?
Dr. Pigeon was a Researcher at the Royal Military Academy Belgian Defense, sound designer for Roland Corp, Belgian delegate at the Speech and Language Technology Research Group for NATO and Invited Professor at Collège Belgique Académie Royale des Sciences amongst other things.
Dr. Stéphane Pigeon is also the man who created the sound file for the new Glow Dreaming.
Dr. Stéphane Pigeon has created this sound in a rhythm and timing so that it helps cause drowsiness and gets us to that magical state of sleep called Slow Wave Sleep. Not only that but you can choose from three preset volumes to meet you specific needs.