Monday, January 09, 2017

Sensory Isolation Tank Account

"What a Sensory Isolation Tank Taught Me About My Brain":
Instead of a transcendent excursion into an altered consciousness, sensory deprivation had hilariously underscored the primacy of my body; it was almost a purely physical experience from start to finish. It was like being at a meditation retreat with a runny nose. My brain was simply incapable of escaping the signals my body was sending it.