Why Sensory Deprivation Tanks Are Inspiring

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Floatation therapy is heavily linked to creativity. The dominating school of thought linking creativity with floating argues that the meditative state floating provides brings an individual’s natural predilection for creativity to the surface.   Whether you’re an athlete recovering from a sports injury, or an entrepreneur looking for your next great idea, a floatation tank may be the key to … Read More

REST, Isolation, Sensory Deprivation, and Floatation: The Terms Behind the Tank

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Although floatation therapy’s roots go back to the early 1950’s, there are several different terms that are used to describe the concept of floating. Whether you call it REST, an isolation tank, sensory deprivation therapy, or floatation therapy, the benefits and attractions are generally the same. Sensory Deprivation Therapy The idea of floating goes back to the work of John … Read More

Sensory Deprivation Tanks in Pop Culture

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Sensory deprivation tanks are seeing an increased level of attention. They have appeared in a few popular culture references, including the television show Fringe. T.V. host Joe Rogan has also endorsed them. While many popular culture references imply that floatation tanks are strange tools with no basis in scientific study, this is not the case. Altered States In the movie … Read More