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Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« on: 11/04/2011 04:09:06 »
Our brains supposedly operate at a frequency of between 3 & 30hz.  The same frequency of the earth, apparantly.  Are there signals that modern humans are exposed to due to the explosion of the technical revolution that operate at these levels?

I know that you can already listen to certain sounds that induce the brain to syncronise with these frequencies producing effects such as relaxation or alertness;

State   Frequency range   State of mind
Delta   0.5Hz - 4Hz   Deep sleep
Theta   4Hz - 8Hz   Drowsiness (also first stage of sleep)
Alpha   8Hz - 14Hz   Relaxed but alert
Beta   14Hz - 30Hz   Highly alert and focused

source of table above, http://hypertextbook.com/facts/2004/SamanthaCharles.shtml

Next question, assuming that there are a multitude of devices that operate at these frequencies is it safe to line my walls with lead and how thick would it have to be to exclude these non natural frequencies.  ;D

One more question, does anyone know if certain devices such as TV or Radio can produce these frequencies, the BBC might find it very useful to say incorporate frequencies that induce people into a Beta brain state making them alert and focused when they want us to sit up and pay attention! 

Argh, one more, does anyone know if there is legislation that prevents the use of these frequencies given that they have the potential to effect masses of people and have the potential to alter state of mind?
« Last Edit: 17/04/2011 09:47:00 by chris »


 

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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #1 on: 11/04/2011 06:09:49 »

is it safe to line my walls with lead and how thick would it have to be to exclude these non natural frequencies.


Lead is no good. You have to wear a bowler hat covered inside and out with aluminiuum foil, and don't forget to make sure the foil is well grounded at all times. One way to do that is to run lightning conductors up your trouser legs and electrically bond them to the metal spikes on a pair of golf shoes.
 

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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #2 on: 11/04/2011 06:27:59 »
Seriously Geezer!  Any reason why it should be a Bowler hat?  Are you trying to make me into a lighting conductor?

And why won't lead work?

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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #3 on: 11/04/2011 06:59:44 »
Lead is too heavy to put on a bowler hat. It would give you a bad headache.

A lot of people fail to appreciate how important the relative permittivity of a bowler hat is.
 

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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #4 on: 11/04/2011 19:27:49 »
Geezer, I don't suppose you have any pictures of this device in action?  ::)
 

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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #5 on: 14/04/2011 10:35:47 »
Wow, I take it the lack of response to this question either means that people think it's a silly question or your all in on the mind control thing!!
 

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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #6 on: 16/04/2011 18:07:17 »
Revision, it seems the frequency of the brain goes upto and possibly beyond 70hz... [xx(]
 

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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #7 on: 16/04/2011 21:21:15 »
If people's minds are not affected by electronic devices, what are TV adverts for?
 

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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #8 on: 17/04/2011 01:12:24 »
I'm affecting your behavior via an electronic device as you're reading this!!!   ;D
 

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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #9 on: 17/04/2011 07:51:40 »

I'm affecting your behavior via an electronic device as you're reading this!!!   ;D


Foolish Earthling! Do you think that was your own idea????
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Re: Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #10 on: 17/04/2011 08:42:11 »
... I don't suppose you have any pictures of this device in action?  ::)



BTW allegedly you can use sound waves, (as opposed to electromagnetic), to modify brain waves ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binaural_beats#Hypothetical_effects_on_brain_function

Try at your own risk ... http://www.freesound.org/packsViewSingle.php?id=2647 (headphones required)
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Is behavior affected by electronic devices?
« Reply #11 on: 27/04/2011 01:41:47 »

BTW allegedly you can use sound waves, (as opposed to electromagnetic), to modify brain waves ...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binaural_beats#Hypothetical_effects_on_brain_function

Try at your own risk ... http://www.freesound.org/packsViewSingle.php?id=2647 (headphones required)

What is the difference between an electromagnetic frequency at say 60hz and a sound wave of the same frequency?
 

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« Reply #12 on: 27/04/2011 12:39:57 »
What is the difference between an electromagnetic frequency at say 60hz and a sound wave of the same frequency?

You'd need saline shampoo and an electrode hat* to apply the former ... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transcranial_alternating_current_stimulation

With the advantage that it could be applied to different parts of the brain, not just that parts which process sound.

[* don't try this at home  [xx(] ]
« Last Edit: 27/04/2011 12:52:49 by RD »
 

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