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John C. Lilly — Sensory Deprivation

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Today I spent my first hour inside a floatation tank. If you never heard of it I recommend this article for a start: Sensory Deprivation Tanks. I just started to read a book by John C. Lilly the inventor of the tank.
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The power of shutting down your senses: How to boost your creativity and have a clear mind.

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By Belle Beth Cooper. I used to think sensory deprivation was just a crazy torture method that no one in their right mind would opt-in for, until I stumbled upon some information recently about sensory deprivation floatation tanks.

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The power of shutting down your senses: how to boost your creativity and have a clear mind

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"I used to think sensory deprivation was just a crazy torture method that no one in their right mind would opt-in for, until I stumbled upon some information recently about sensory deprivation floatation tanks.These are water tanks big enough for one person, often set up at spas, where you can pay to float in salty water for hours, receiving almost no sensory information at all." http://bit.ly/13cHsic


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Sensory Overdrive and Sensory Deprivation

Sensory Overdrive and Sensory Deprivation | Sensory Deprivation | Scoop.it

Limited practice, however, is associated with emotional and psychological therapy, an antidote to a daily overdose of stimuli. Below the jump, a review of the London clinic Floatworks, where visitors pay for short sessions which block everything out and are akin to meditation; and below that, the first part of the BBC Horizon program which investigated extended effects of the sensory deprivation.


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Shutting down the outside world does wonders for the inner world!

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Sensory Deprivation Boosts Musicians' Skill Level

Sensory Deprivation Boosts Musicians' Skill Level | Sensory Deprivation | Scoop.it
Canadian researchers report floating in an isolation tank increased the technical skill level of young jazz players.

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I love this idea - I was watching a recent TED talk on the benefits of just stopping and resting the mind - that was about meditation, however - the idea that sensory deprivation can actually improve your "chops" - that's gnarly!  And again - it's a tiny study - but hey the idea's got to start somewhere and if they're looking for a wider sample - count me in!

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SENSORY DEPRIVATION: Why Floating In A Pitch Black Tank Is Good For You - Business Insider

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Another scholar in the department was running a “sensory deprivation” study that offered $20 to volunteer subjects.
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Sleep Deprivation May Hammer Brain Cell Numbers [Video] - Guardian Express

Sleep Deprivation May Hammer Brain Cell Numbers [Video] - Guardian Express | Sensory Deprivation | Scoop.it
Guardian Express Sleep Deprivation May Hammer Brain Cell Numbers [Video] Guardian Express Symptoms range in severity and form, depending upon the affected region; however, sensory and visual problems are frequently encountered, alongside balance...
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Don't let this happen to you. Floating can provide for deep relaxing sleep in a short period of time.

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Here is what it's like to float in a sensory deprivation tank | jessie

Here is what it's like to float in a sensory deprivation tank | jessie | Sensory Deprivation | Scoop.it
I had the most extraordinary experience last week on vacation and it started with a sugar cookie. I stayed in town and spent every day at Adrift Flo (Here is what it's like to float in a sensory deprivation tank- Come try for yourself at Aspire!
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