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In healthy skin – healthy hearing (part 1)

The theory States that the brain uses a holographic coding system, so it is able to encode sensory signals through all the senses. Therefore, any stimulus, such as sound, for example, can be transmitted through any other sense organ, so that the brain can recognize the incoming signal as sound, using a special type of signal code for sound.

It seems, unwittingly, a significant contribution to the confirmation of this theory made Patrick Flanagan (Patrick Flanagan), when as a teenager invented a device that allows anyone (even completely deaf, even with remote surgically middle ear and, moreover, even with a completely atrophied auditory nerve) to hear through the skin. Patrick called his device – “Neurophone” (Neurophone). Entertaining history of neurophone.

How it works?

In the early seventies, at the University of Virginia, Dr. Martin Lenhardt (Dr. Martin Lenhardt) with his colleagues showed that both normally hearing people and completely deaf people can perceive ultrasonic frequencies in the range from 28000 Hz to 100000 Hz, if the sound is supplied to the body through direct contact with the emitter.

Experiments have shown that there are two separate channels through which the brain can hear. One channel – for frequencies from 20 Hz to 20000 Hz (normal sound). This channel conducts sounds into the cochlea (inner or middle ear) through air or through bone conduction.

The second channel of hearing was discovered by Patrick Flanagan in 1958 and studied in the 70s by Dr. Lenhardt and his colleagues. The second channel conducts ultrasonic waves through bones, biological fluids or through the skin to a newly discovered new organ of hearing.

Lenhardt argues that the instrument of perception of ultrasonic vibrations is a small organ located in the brain and known as the labyrinth (organ of equilibrium) – the most important part of the vestibular apparatus. This organ is about the size of a snowflake.

The labyrinth is used by the body to perceive gravity. It is filled with liquid and has thin hairs that expand to the base. When the position of the head changes, the movement of the fluid stimulates the hairs, telling us where we have deviated from the vertical position.

The skin is the largest and most complex organ. In addition to being the body’s first line of defense against infection, the skin is a giant liquid crystal brain.

Any organ of perception evolved from the skin. When a person begins to live as an embryo, his sensory organs develop from the skin folds. Many primitive organisms and animals can see and hear through the skin.

The skin has piezo-electric properties. If you apply vibration to it or RUB it, it generates electrical signals and flat waves.

When you use a neurophon The skin vibrates at an amplitude modulated carrier ultrasonic frequency of 40 kHz and translates into sound electrical signals through numerous channels going to the brain.

Emitters in the first models of the Neurophon had a very original design. They were three-dimensional copper mesh for cleaning pans and pans (mesh Brillo), enclosed in plastic bags. A voltage with a frequency of 40 kHz was applied to the grids, amplitude modulated with a span of up to 3000 Volts (at an extremely low current). Although similar devices have been used since the end of the last century ” for the treatment of inflammatory processes and accelerate the regeneration of affected tissues and are absolutely safe, but constantly dealing with high voltage is not very pleasant – the hair moves and “goose bumps” on the skin “run”…

Therefore, in order to make the process more comfortable and more effectively transmit the vibration, in 1974, already Dr. Flanagan has developed a special piezo-ceramic dedicatory (ultrasonic emitters on the ceramic crystals with piezoelectric properties).

Crystals with piezo-electric properties are compressed and expanded with a frequency equal to the frequency of the electric current flowing over their surface. The vibration from the crystals is mechanically transmitted to the skin at a carrier frequency of 40 kHz Neurophon.

When the neurophon emitters are pressed against the skin, or when they are connected together, they vibrate in two modes. One is the usual sound, the second is ultrasound, which can be heard only by the skin or through bone conduction. When the “headphones” from the Neurophon are brought into contact with the skin, the ultrasonic voice or music begins to be perceived as a labyrinth instead of a snail.

The choice in favor of ultrasound, apparently, is not accidental. Recent studies have found that we live in a world of ultrasonic vibrations. Even when a person just walks on the grass, ultrasound is generated. Each tree is an ultrasound generator that it uses to pump water through the capillaries from the roots to the top. Finally, ultrasonic vibrations with a frequency of 28,000 Hertz were recorded from the human palms.

The key to understanding the work of the Neurophon lies in the stimulation of the nerve endings of the skin by discrete coded signals, which, according to the holographic model of the brain, have such phase relations that are recognized by any nerve in the body as sounds.

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