Learning and Memory Research

A Guided Tour of the Interstate

by Vincent J. Lisi, MA

Vincent discusses Ultimate Journey’s potential as a text for one of his courses.

Achieving Optimal Learning States

The optimal learning state is what brain researchers call the “theta state”, which corresponds to brain waves emitted by the left and right hemispheres of the brain.

Attention and Learning Deficit Disorders: Impressions of Combined Amino Acids and Hemi-Sync®

by Peter J. Van Der Schaar, M.D., Ph.D.

The following report describes preliminary results of a study that employed a special set of Hemi-Sync tapes for Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) in conjunction with amino acid therapy for a group of twelve children.

Brain Hemisphere Synchronization and Musical Learning

by Gregory D. Carroll

Research over the past decade has brought forth a tool that assists in focusing attention for various learning modalities. It is called Hemi-Sync®, which is short for hemispheric synchronization of the brain. To date, there are no journal publications that discuss this particular technique. The National Research Council's Committee on Techniques for the Enhancement of Human Performance has recently initiated a two-year study of Hemi-Sync.

 

Classroom Learning Studies: Protocols, Problems, and Prospects

by Gregory D. Carroll, Ph.D.

Dr. Carroll's research interests include accelerated learning and enhanced human performance.

Diamonds in the Rough

by Peter Spiro

Peter examines the effects of using Hemi-Sync® on reading scores in his alternative education high-school class.

Enhancing Learning Environments

by James Akenhead

This paper discusses the application of Hemi-Sync® technology, in four different formats, to enhance the instructional environment during the delivery of a Conflict Management workshop for administrators. An overview of workshop content objectives is presented, together with the results of a basic statistical analysis of participants’ perceptions.

Focusing Attention via Hemi-Sync®

by Devon Edrington

Devon Edrington, a philosophy professor at the Tacoma Community College in Washington, developed a method for focusing attention in the classroom setting by using Hemi-Sync signals masked with neo-classical music.

Hemi-Sync® and the Self-Reflective Lover

by Peter Spiro, BA, MFA

Peter Spiro takes a deeper look at the use of Hemi-Sync® Metamusic® in an alternative classroom for at-risk adolescents.

Hemi-Sync® Experiences and Exercises Related to Accelerated Learning

This information has been reported to Monroe Products and The Monroe Institute by individuals and/or by professional practitioners about the use of Hemi-Sync®. Extracted from Adventures in Hemi-Sync® Consciousness: Applications, Experiences, and Benefits.

Hemi-Sync® Experiences and Exercises Related to ADD/ADHD

This information has been reported to Monroe Products and The Monroe Institute by individuals and/or by professional practitioners about the use of Hemi-Sync®. Extracted from Adventures in Hemi-Sync® Consciousness: Applications, Experiences, and Benefits.

Hemi-Sync® Experiences and Exercises Related to Focused Attention

This information has been reported to Monroe Products and The Monroe Institute by individuals and/or by professional practitioners about the use of Hemi-Sync®. Extracted from Adventures in Hemi-Sync® Consciousness: Applications, Experiences, and Benefits.

Hemi-Sync® Experiences and Exercises Related to Learning and Memory / Learning Disabilities

This information has been reported to Monroe Products and The Monroe Institute by individuals and/or by professional practitioners about the use of Hemi-Sync®. Extracted from Adventures in Hemi-Sync® Consciousness: Applications, Experiences, and Benefits.

Hemi-Sync® Experiences and Exercises Related to Problem Solving

This information has been reported to Monroe Products and The Monroe Institute by individuals and/or by professional practitioners about the use of Hemi-Sync®. Extracted from Adventures in Hemi-Sync® Consciousness: Applications, Experiences, and Benefits.

Hemi-Sync® Experiences and Exercises Related to the Classroom

This information has been reported to Monroe Products and The Monroe Institute by individuals and/or by professional practitioners about the use of Hemi-Sync®. Extracted from Adventures in Hemi-Sync® Consciousness: Applications, Experiences, and Benefits.

Hemi-Sync® in the Classroom

by Jo Dee Owens

It’s been almost three and a half years since I began using music with Hemi-Sync in the classroom. I use Hemi-Sync in that setting the same way it had originally been presented to me; with relaxation techniques and guided imagery along with cognitive material.

Hemi-Sync® Uses in Military Settings: Education and Counseling

by Robert Tollaksen, M.A.

Ray Waldkoetter is a personnel management analyst performing developmental studies focusing on organizational efficiency and performance enhancement techniques for U.S. Army combat needs. He is also a private practice psychologist with an avocation in counseling and consulting in which psychic processes and intuitive guidance are used. In this presentation, Dr. Waldkoetter reviewed uses and investigations of Hemi-Sync by the Army since 1978.

Hypermnesia Experiment

by Devon Edrington

"Combining all six tests, the experimental group scored 10.19 percent higher than the control group, which, by most grading standards, translates into at least one letter grade higher."

It’s Elementary! Hemi-Sync® and Student Health

by Celine Tardif

Céline Tardif participated in five TMI residential programs between 1992 and 1995. Recognizing the power of her experiences at the programs, she has continued to make Hemi- Sync a valued part of her daily life. Since 1994 she has been introducing Hemi-Sync and TMI to many audiences and instituting Hemi-Sync projects, especially in the field of education, in which she has worked for twenty years.

Resonating with Remembrance

by Peter Spiro

Peter Spiro's report about the use of Metamusic® a class of adolescent students in an alternative high school setting demonstrates some of the almost miraculous benefits of Hemi-Sync®. He demonstrates the effectiveness of an environment that alleviates stress and anxiety and supports learning. 

Teen Tapes: A Pilot Study

by Robert Sornson, Ed.S.

The Teen Tapes were a series of twenty-four tapes intended for use by teenagers and educators, focusing on issues that confront teens. Using the Hemi-Sync technology, these tapes offered twenty-five to thirty-minute learning and relaxation sessions for use in school or home.

The Facilitation of Attention Utilizing Therapeutic Sounds

by George Guilfoyle, Ph.D., Dominic Carbone, Ph.D.

This article was adapted from a paper presented at the New York State Association of Day Service Providers Symposium, October 18, 1996, Albany, New York.

The Human Knowledge System: Music and Brain Coherence

by Alex Bennet, PhD, and David Bennet, PhD


This paper explores the relationship between music and learning in the mind/brain.

The Road to Remembrance

by Barbara Bullard, MA

Barbara's deep involvement with the Hemi-Sync® sound technology and three decades of research, testing, and teaching about the impact of speech, sound, and music on the brain were the impetus for a three-year effort to create a superlearning METAMUSIC®.

 

Using Binaural Beats to Enhance Attention

by Robert O. Sornson, Ed.S

Bob has been a teacher for twenty-four years and served as executive director of special education for Northville Public Schools in Northville, Michigan. He co-edited the book Teaching and Joy and regularly conducts staff and parent trainings on attention problems, individual learning differences, teaching and parenting with love and logic, and the development of learning potential in young children. Bob considers himself an innovative educator and collaborated with TMI to create On Becoming a Lifelong Learner, an album for teenage and adult students.

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