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Offline Shaul

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How does subliminal messaging work?
« on: 09/05/2008 13:48:48 »
Shaul asked the Naked Scientists:

I like your program.

1. What is the empirical / scientific support for the usefulness of subliminal messaging?  And what is the best duration of the message?

2. I download 2 software programmes which claim that they are sending a message to the screen for a duration of 10 ms every 1 second. Can we see such a short duration with our concious mind (not the unconscious) because I can still see a flicker on the screen.

So what is shortest duration we can still see with our concious?

Does subliminal messaging needs that we do not see anything from the message with our concious?

Thank you


What do you think?


 

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« Reply #1 on: 09/05/2008 14:40:54 »
I have always heard that they used to do that with advertising but they baned it.. I do believe your unconscious mind sees it weather we feel like we do or not.. I am no expert though..

I know when my mom had cancer that her Doctor recommended a tape or video by Dr. Bernie Seagal I believe was his name... anyway this particular session was dealing with sending you positive feed back via subliminal messages that when you listened sounded like just peaceful music.. etc etc soothing sounds like the ocean mixed with messages you couldn't really hear ... normally but subliminally.

I really don't know much more as I am no expert or scientist, but someone else I am sure will be able to explain better how that works...
« Last Edit: 09/05/2008 14:45:45 by Karen W. »
 

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« Reply #3 on: 09/05/2008 23:30:40 »
That was cool doc.. nailed me both times!

 The girl having so much fun in my sublimial message I did not even look at directly as I read instead of looking at her picture and as she turned in my periferial vision I thought whoops don't look its not what you just thought you saw but after reading it then looking I thought well I was wrong she is not doing what I thought but then I read the rest and she was indeed suppost to make me think she was doing just that! LOL... That is really convincing I must say!
 

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