A method of conditioning a person's unconscious mind in order to effect a desired change in the person's behavior which does not require the services of a trained therapist. Instead the person to be treated views a program of video pictures appearing on a screen. The program as viewed by the person's unconscious mind acts to condition the person's thought patterns in a manner which alters that person's behavior in a positive way.
An apparatus and system for the controlled delivery of a subliminal video and/or audio message on to a source signal from a video tape player or similar. The source signal is divided into audio and video portions. A video processor reads sychronization information from the source signal. A controller transmits a stored subliminal image at designated times to a mixer amplifier fully synchronized with the source signal. Concurrently, an audio subliminal message is applied to the source audio at a volume level regulated at some fraction to the source audio. The combined signals are transmitted to a monitor for undistracted viewing.
A silent communications system in which nonaural carriers, in the very low or very high audio frequency range or in the adjacent ultrasonic frequency spectrum, are amplitude or frequency modulated with the desired intelligence and propagated acoustically or vibrationally, for inducement into the brain, typically through the use of loudspeakers, earphones or piezoelectric transducers. The modulated carriers may be transmitted directly in real time or may be conveniently recorded and stored on mechanical, magnetic or optical media for delayed or repeated transmission to the listener.
Ambient audio signals from the customer shopping area within a store are sensed and fed to a signal processing circuit that produces a control signal which varies with variations in the amplitude of the sensed audio signals. A control circuit adjusts the amplitude of an auditory subliminal anti-shoplifting message to increase with increasing amplitudes of sensed audio signals and decrease with decreasing amplitudes of sensed audio signals. This amplitude controlled subliminal message may be mixed with background music and transmitted to the shopping area. To reduce distortion of the subliminal message, its amplitude is controlled to increase at a first rate slower than the rate of increase of the amplitude of ambient audio signals from the area. Also, the amplitude of the subliminal message is controlled to decrease at a second rate faster than the first rate with decreasing ambient audio signal amplitudes to minimize the possibility of the subliminal message becoming supraliminal upon rapid declines in ambient audio signal amplitudes in the area. A masking signal is provided with an amplitude which is also controlled in response to the amplitude of sensed ambient audio signals. This masking signal may be combined with the auditory subliminal message to provide a composite signal fed to, and controlled by, the control circuit.
An electroacoustic device includes a sound generator as well as a system for producing synthetic human speech, connected to a modulation stage for superimposing the output signals thereof. The superimposed output signals are applied via an amplifier stage to one of a headphone system or loudspeaker system.
The method involves inputting or generating an information tailored to the changing behavior through an interface in an acoustic device. The information in the acoustic device or before input into the acoustic device is converted into acoustic information that is imperceptible to the human ear. The converted information outputted from the acoustic device and the subconscious mind of the user is received and processed. The strength of a transmission frequency of the output of the acoustic device is self-adjustable. An independent claim is included for an apparatus for influencing the subconscious mind using audio suggestion for changing an acquired behavior of a user, such as smoking, drinking and eating.
A method of categorizing electronically recallable media, in which a particular user is presented with media samples and permitted to provide personal responses to the media samples. From the personal responses, a determination is made whether the media samples evoke one or more of emotional states in the particular user. The media samples are electronically assigned to one or more of electronically recallable sets corresponding to the emotional states evoked in the particular user by the media samples. An aspect of the method allows for the selective recall of the media samples based on selection of one or more of the electronically recallable sets.
An auditory subliminal programming system includes a subliminal message encoder that generates fixed frequency security tones and combines them with a subliminal message signal to produce an encoded subliminal message signal which is recorded on audio tape or the like. A corresponding subliminal decoder/mixer is connected as part of a user's conventional stereo system and receives as inputs an audio program selected by the user and the encoded subliminal message. The decoder/mixer filters the security tones, if present, from the subliminal message and combines the message signals with selected low frequency signals associated with enhanced relaxation and concentration to produce a composite auditory subliminal signal. The decoder/mixer combines the composite subliminal signal with the selected audio program signals to form composite signals only if it detects the presence of the security tones in the subliminal message signal. The decoder/mixer outputs the composite signal to the audio inputs of a conventional audio amplifier where it is amplified and broadcast by conventional audio speakers.
Nervous system excitation device
A printed illustrated text, printed alphabetical text and printed illustrated index are all correlated to a set of recordings intended for audio visual display and which are in turn topically arranged. In addition the illustrated index may by themselves be recorded in their entireties for audio visual display. The illustrated text is presented by a main written portion heavily pictorialized by a key illustration and ancillary illustrations arranged in a predetermined sequence with ancillary supporting information. A conspicuously displaying cross-reference listing refers to other pertinent illustrated texts and topical audio visual recordings. The alphabetical text is correlated to pertinent portions of the illustrated text by having, on pertinent pages thereof, key illustrations from the illustrated text. It, in addition, carries cross-references to pertinent optical audio visual recordings as well as to other pertinent information in the system. The illustrated index, which may include reduced reproductions of entire pages from the illustrated text, is also cross-referenced to pertinent topical audio visual recordings. The jackets for each topical audio visual recording include a printed display of pertinent portions of the illustrated text and pertinent portions from the alphabetical text. In addition sub-topic titles, and/or illustrations indicative of such sub-topics, are arranged in positions corresponding to the position of the recorded sub-topic information; and are printed either directly upon the audio visual recording or a transparent sleeve carried by the jacket.
Disclosed is a device for relaxing, stimulating and/or driving brain wave form function in a human subject. The device comprises, in combination, an eye mask having independently controlled left and right eyepieces and a peripheral light array in each eyepiece, an audio headset having independently controlled left and right earpieces and a control panel which controls light and sound signals to the light arrays and earpieces, respectively. Various control functions allow simultaneous or alternating light and sound pulsations in the left and right light arrays and earpieces, as well as selective phasing between light and sound pulsations.