Every other year in the early spring I receive an invitation to "Toward a Science of Consciousness," a conference held in Tucson, Arizona. The invitation is for representatives from psychology, neuroscience, cognitive science, philosophy, computer science, physics, mathematics, medicine, physiology, biochemistry, anthropology, art, and other fields.
The study reported here asked whether discernible behavioral differences could be detected in a horse listening to meditation music compared with listening to the same meditation music embedded with Hemi-Sync.
In these four essays Laurie Monroe examines Bob’s “Different Overview”; being a spiritual being having a physical experience; communicating with animals; and releasing control of the future to live in the moment.
Virtually all documented studies on the use of sound to modify behavior have been done using human subjects. These studies include a wealth of biomedical reports in the scientific literature and others published in magazines and books aimed at a more general audience.
The use of animals in research is a controversial subject. As the ethical debate continues, researcher Helene Guttman is committed to identifying and implementing methods that support the well-being of animals in the research environment.