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I am studying hypnotherapy at University and this is what I have learnt. During the induction stages of hypnosis, the body becomes more and more relaxed and the brain enters changing levels of brain wave pattern. There are five brainwave frequencies, however there are four main different brainwave patterns when looking at hypnosis. These are Beta wave ...


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Bearing in mind the point raised by @AaronWeinberg, there are certainly cognitive processes that are automatically elicited for a given stimulus. In no particular order, the following can be considered automatic responses to certain stimuli: Motion transients Edge detection in V1 Auditory irregularity detection (for instance that which elicits mismatch ...


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The definition of "reflex" is an action that is not voluntary - ie, not mediated by cognition. From Wikipedia: ... sensory neurons do not pass directly into the brain, but synapse in the spinal cord. This characteristic allows reflex actions to occur relatively quickly by activating spinal motor neurons without the delay of routing signals through ...


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Crosstalk needs to be taken into consideration, but with reasonable controls it can be made insignificant. Interaural attenuation can vary between less than 40 dB to over 60 dB depending on frequency, the type of headphone, and how well it is coupled to the head. If you have 40 dB of interaural attenuation and present the sounds at less than 40 dB SL ...



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