1. Are We All Becoming Pavlov’s Dogs?
    11 Jun, 2016
    Are We All Becoming Pavlov’s Dogs?
    Scenario 1: Your smartphone buzzes. Without a moment’s hesitation you grab it out of your pocket and check the alert: Was it an email? A test? A Facebook notification? Or just a phantom vibration? Scenario 2: You looked at your phone a few minutes ago, but now you're standing in line at the market and grab it to check for messages even though your phone has not beeped, vibrated, or flashed. Scenario 3: You posted on Facebook a few minutes ago and although you
  2. How Television Affects Your Brain Chemistry
    22 Nov, 2007
    How Television Affects Your Brain Chemistry
    The longer a person watches television, the more easily the brain slips into Alpha level - a slow, steady brainwave pattern in which the mind is in its most receptive mode. Images and suggestions are implanted directly into the mind without viewer participation. An effective hypnosis is induced and the viewer surrenders to the unending television image stream.