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Inducing Altered States of Consciousness with Binaural Beat Technology

  title={Inducing Altered States of Consciousness with Binaural Beat Technology},
  author={F. Holmes Atwater},
Altering consciousness to provide a wide range of beneficial effects (stress- reducing relaxation, improved sleep, intuitive, creative, meditative, healing, and expanded-learning states, etc.) necessarily involves either changing levels of arousal or cognitive content or both. The extended reticular-thalamic activating system model suggests a neural mechanism responsible for regulating generalized levels of arousal (basic rest-activity cycle, sleep cycles, ultradian rhythms, etc.) as well as… 
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Auditory beats in the brain.
1) Oster’s idea was to use the perception of binaural beats as a diagnostic tool because some people are unable to perceive and respond to them, which seems to follow in line with the research done by David Seiver, Transparent Corp and others in regards to monaural and isochronic tones producing stronger entrainment.
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