Get involved in some crazy new year sillyness over at Socyberty.
Happy new year to you all – I’m off to the local to get blotto’ed, reflect on this years accomplishments and start regret the tattoo’s I had done in march.
Experts have found a way to trigger an out-of-body experience in volunteers.The experiments, described in the Science journal, offer a scientific explanation for a phenomenon experienced by one in 10 people.
Two teams used virtual reality goggles to con the brain into thinking the body was located elsewhere.
The visual illusion plus the feel of their real bodies being touched made volunteers sense that they had moved outside of their physical bodies.
BBC (Thanks Amanda)
Tuesday 13 January – 10:00pm – 11:40pm – Channel 4. Enjoy.
Interesting round up from Discover. I especially like to hold up a light to the theory of “fixed IQ at birth” being shattered – I seriously need some IQ boosting after my experience with Jack Daniels at xmas.