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Psuedo-Tomatis Healing Sounds « Get High Now. Listen to the Psuedo-Tomatis Healing Sounds for at least ten minutes prior to a mentally challenging task and you’ll see, hear, and feel a difference.

Psuedo-Tomatis Healing Sounds « Get High Now

More importantly, it creates a clear-headed, sparkling aural buzz. How It Works Warning: The below is painfully long and will only be of interest to the most intellectual (i.e. boring) of you wonderful readers. Save it for a trans-Atlantic flight in which you’ve already watched all the movies and read all the SkyMalls and have nothing else to do, which, coincidentally is the predicament the author is in right now as he scribes the over-weighty, adverb-riddled copy below. If we cannot hear a certain frequency in our ears, we will not be able to vocalize that frequency in our throats. Tomatis’ next goal was to improve the learning abilities of those with autism and pervasive development disorder (PDD). Consider the sounds “b” and “p,” two letters we can only distinguish through their higher harmonics. Top 10 Common Faults In Human Thought.

Humans The human mind is a wonderful thing.

Top 10 Common Faults In Human Thought

Cognition, the act or process of thinking, enables us to process vast amounts of information quickly. For example, every time your eyes are open, you brain is constantly being bombarded with stimuli. You may be consciously thinking about one specific thing, but you brain is processing thousands of subconscious ideas. Unfortunately, our cognition is not perfect, and there are certain judgment errors that we are prone to making, known in the field of psychology as cognitive biases. The Gambler’s fallacy is the tendency to think that future probabilities are altered by past events, when in reality, they are not. 10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me 10 Years Ago ·

At the start of every year, I like to review my goals. I pull out the list of goals I set for myself last January, and then grade myself on how well I did. This year is quite different than past years. Everything changed after Cassie was diagnosed with cancer. Suddenly, nothing was important except her health.

It’s been tough. Although I didn’t do any of the fighting — you have Cassie and her doctors to praise for that — I did get caught up in the ride. Here I am now, happy that 2010 is upon us, wondering what else to write about. Less Wrong: Bayesian Judo. You can have some fun with people whose anticipations get out of sync with what they believe they believe.

Less Wrong: Bayesian Judo

I was once at a dinner party, trying to explain to a man what I did for a living, when he said: "I don't believe Artificial Intelligence is possible because only God can make a soul. " At this point I must have been divinely inspired, because I instantly responded: "You mean if I can make an Artificial Intelligence, it proves your religion is false?

" He said, "What? " I said, "Well, if your religion predicts that I can't possibly make an Artificial Intelligence, then, if I make an Artificial Intelligence, it means your religion is false. Either your religion allows that it might be possible for me to build an AI; or, if I build an AI, that disproves your religion. " ULeChang. 10 Notable Numbers. Our World Numbers effect most aspects of our lives daily.

10 Notable Numbers

This is a list of 10 notable numbers. This is the temperature (in centigrade) known as absolute zero (0 Kelvin) which describes a theoretical system that neither emits nor absorbs energy. It is the point at which particles have a minimum energy, determined by quantum mechanical effects, which is called the zero-point energy. Absolute zero is also precisely equivalent to 0 °R on the Rankine scale (also a thermodynamic temperature scale), and –459.67 °F on the Fahrenheit scale. Theta Wave Brain Synchronization « Get High Now.

This is a replication of a Theta wave entrainment rhythm first created by scientists in the 1960s to lull patients into a deep, colorful, creative dream state.

Theta Wave Brain Synchronization « Get High Now

Listen to it for 10 minutes, longer if you can. The longer it plays, the deeper you’ll go. So go. How It Works The human brain produces different levels of electrical activity depending on the amount of information it is processing. Throughout the day, the brain lingers between four different types of brainwave patterns: Beta (12 -30 Hz): the normal, awake consciousness associated with busy tasksAlpha (8 – 12 Hz): the relaxed and reflective state, like those induced by closing the eyes during waking hoursTheta (4 – 7 Hz): a very relaxed state associated with meditation and some sleep statesDelta (3 and under Hz): deep, dreamless sleep Theta waves (at around 4 to 7 Hz) are the sweet spot for many brain functions.

Holy Taco’s Flowchart to Help You Determine What Religion You Sh. Badass of the Week: Aki Ra. Aki Ra "I poke my stick in the ground till I find a mine.Then I dig around it, to make sure that it is not booby-trapped.Then, I unscrew the detonator.

Badass of the Week: Aki Ra

And the mine is safe. " Aki Ra is a Cambodian guy who goes out into the jungle and disarms landmines with a pocketknife and a really sharp stick. While I feel relatively confident that I can probably just post that sentence by itself along with a picture of this crazy bastard unscrewing a densely-packed bomb of unexploded TNT with his bare hands and a seemingly-endless supply of raw bravery, over the years you guys have come to expect a minimum word count out of me on these sorts of articles, so perhaps a little further explanation is going to be required.

Back in the dark days of the 1970s, when the hypnotic horrors of disco music held much of the world in its terrible, unbreakable death-grip, the Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia was taken over by a group of soulless assburgers known as the Khmer Rouge. Further Reading: Wikipedia Main. Om Mani Padme Hum: The Meaning of the Mantra in Tibetan Buddhism.

Glimpsing a Few More Facets of the Mantra There are many ways to understand the meaning of the mantra.

Om Mani Padme Hum: The Meaning of the Mantra in Tibetan Buddhism

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