Is flashing light/photic stimulation with sonic stim. to change brain waves a legit therapy???

Kalman Rubinson kr4 at nyu.edu
Sun Apr 15 19:18:02 EST 2001


On Sun, 15 Apr 2001 08:34:18 GMT, anxiety man
<saouglubsjb at hotmail.com> wrote:
>Kalman Rubinson wrote:
>
>> On Sat, 14 Apr 2001 09:26:12 GMT, anxiety man
>> <saouglubsjb at hotmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >> However, while what you've described probably won't harm you, it is
>> >> not a proven treatment.
>> >Do you have proof that it doesn't work?
>>
>> This is a stupid response to that statement.  There's no proof that
>> a diet of mashed potatoes and pistachios won't work, either.
>
>Are you the stupid police?
>
>I think the intention of the statement was clear.

Agreed.

>I could have more properly asked if there was a large body of evidence
>showing it to be largely ineffective.

Certainly.  It would mean the same. If the statement is unproven, the
lack of proof against it is irrelevant. It remains unproven.

Kal




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