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Sensory Deprivation

Why Silence Is So Good For Your Brain

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 03.06.2016 | Science

We live in a loud and distracting world, where silence is increasingly difficult to come by -- and that may be negatively affecting our health. In fac...

Sensory Deprivation Tanks Scare the Hell Out of Me, So I Tried One

Thrillist | Posted 02.25.2016 | HuffPost Home

By: Barbara Woolsey @barbarawoolsey Credit: PETER CHARLESWORTH/LIGHTROCKET/GETTY IMAGES I'm not sure what's worse: being too plugged in, or totally...

To Sleep Or Not To Sleep -- Marrying At 60!

Melanie Chartoff | Posted 02.11.2016 | Fifty
Melanie Chartoff

At age 60 I'd given up hope that I would ever find my One, or even sleep with anyone again, as I was so set in my ways. Then I was stunned to discover divorced, smart, 60-ish, handsome Stan online.

Sleeping Around: How to Sleep in a Sensory Deprivation Tank

Dr. Christopher Winter | Posted 05.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Christopher Winter

Being the somnonaut that I am, I have always been interested in trying to sleep in a R.E.S.T tank. While I was never convinced that I would emerge from the experience transformed into a short, hairy primitive being as in the 1980 William Hurt movie Altered States, I have always believed that the experience could be transformative.

The Introvert Travel Guide

Melanie Biehle | Posted 05.22.2015 | Travel
Melanie Biehle

There's been more talk about introversion in recent years. By now many people finally understand that being an introvert doesn't mean that I'm quiet or shy.

Dining In The Dark: How Would You Eat If No One Could See You?

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 07.10.2012 | Healthy Living
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

Our experience built massive appreciation for our working vision, but we all realized we missed an important aspect. No one else could see us fumble. We were all in it together, with no one to judge our foibles.

PHOTOS: The Artwork Of Guantanamo Detainees

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

Although inmates at Guantanamo Bay's detention center can't see the Cuban coast only meters away from the jail, sensory deprivation also causes the im...

BLOG WATCH> Shrink Wrapped Performance Art On Kuriositas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Lawrence Malstaf is an artist who makes unusual designs on his subjects, who he calls volunteers. He literally shrink wraps them. It may sound like an...

My Child, the Chupacabra

Suz Redfearn | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Suz Redfearn

We tried to understand, to reason with Eve, but half the time what she was campaigning for with her roaring and writhing didn't even make sense.