The sounds that feed the brain with energy (p2)
You come into this world with the ability to perceive a wide range of sounds, with the ability to perceive sounds with a frequency from 16 Hz to 20,000 Hz. Then age, sometimes ear infections and almost always contamination of the sounds worsen the perception. The noise of the jackhammer with its frequency of 3500 beats per minute, traffic, sirens, metro, screaming music, knocking mechanisms-all this reduces the range of hearing.
According to Tomatis, one of the reasons why we start to feel worse with age is that we can’t hear high-frequency sounds that can recharge us.
Dr. David Lipscomb of the University of Tennessee sound laboratory reported back in 1982 that 60% of University applicants have significant hearing disorders in the high-frequency region. Their hearing could only be compared to that of an elderly person. “These young people start their working lives with the ears of old people,” Lipscomb said.
Can” aged ” ears become young again? And again the Savior stands Dr. Tomatis. He determined that it is possible to update the ears using sounds. It seems a paradox to restore hearing with hearing. But for Tomatis, the son of a famous Opera singer whose house was always full of musicians, it was perfectly natural to turn to the healing effects of music and sounds.
Do you remember how in high school biology classes you memorized three memorable names for the organs behind the eardrum — the hammer, the anvil, and the stirrup?
Now imagine that you are surfing on a sound wave in your middle ear. You see the muscles tense and relax to position the eardrum correctly, similar to positioning a satellite antenna so that the position of the eardrum corresponds to different input frequencies.
You see that your muscles are too sluggish, and it seems that not all of them are doing their job. Suddenly there is a whistling sound, your muscles flinch as if they were shouted at by a harsh instructor. Strain, relax, strain again, and relax again, and again, and again. And this training should be subjected to the muscles of the inner ear from day to day until they are restored enough to properly manage the eardrum.
The role of an instructor with a whistle is performed by the “electronic ear” – a device developed and patented by Tomatis. It emits a volley of varying low-and high-frequency sounds that change from ear to ear, which force the middle ear muscles to work on themselves.
While this is happening, the inner ear “opens” — and the ability to hear high frequencies is restored. This doesn’t sound very impressive, but you can talk to the canadian novelist Patricia Joudry, who thought that the “electronic ear” device would help solve her hearing problems. The device helped, but what struck her most was the ” unimaginable influx of vitality and, even better, creative energy.”
It turned out that this method could become not only a kind of sesame for accelerated learning, but also a key to enabling broad, ever-growing learning abilities.
“The ear is designed to serve for the benefit of the individual with both mental and physical point of view,”— says Tomatis. You may have already heard of “free energy”.
Tomatis gave this concept a material explanation. With the help of the ear, you can enter the flow of natural cosmic energy that feeds you. And the flow of cosmic energy never disappears.
What frequency of sound should be used to enlighten the mind? Sounds with a frequency of five to 8000 Hz are the fastest way to recharge the “brain batteries”. The fastest recharge occurs when the sound frequency is 8000 Hz.
After testing music written by various composers, Tomatis found that Mozart’s music most contains high-frequency sounds that recharge the brain.
At the same time, he found out which frequencies have a depressing effect on the brain and body. These are low-frequency sounds — for example, traffic, airport, factories. Some low-frequency, beating sounds in rock music also “suck the mind,” Tomatis claims.