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John Stuart Reid

John Stuart Reid

Keswick, UK

I collaborate with several Universities, most recently Rutgers, NJ, working with Dr Sungchul Ji

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Catherine Meeson, thank you for your kind comments. How long blood cells live in vitro depends on the environment. Environmental factors include temperature and vibration, and the type and concentration of reagent used to support them. We plan on adding just enough reagent to keep them viable for a short time but to add music, as one of the sound sources, to see if this supports the cells to live longer. Other sound sources to be tested include white noise, to mimic noise in the workplace, and certain single frequencies, including 7.83 Hz, 16 Hz, 432 Hz and 528 Hz, which have been linked with healing. All results will be graphed. Please do share the name of the book you mention.
Jan 11, 2018
Can music influence the longevity of human blood cells?
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Jane, I wrote a comprehensive article on concert pitch, which is available in our web site's shop section. Part 1 of the article covers the history and is available now. Part 2, which I am still writing, covers the scientific perspective. Go to CymaScope.com and click on "shop" and "Bookstore".
Jan 11, 2018
Can music influence the longevity of human blood cells?
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Hello Tosso, I do hope this study reaches its target. I am the inventor of the CymaScope instrument, which renders sound visible on the surface and subsurface of pure water. We have an adage which is: Beauty in = Beauty out, meaning that when we inject a consonant sound into the CymaScope the result is a subjectively beautiful standing wave pattern but the reverse is true when we inject a dissonant sound, which creates a skewed and subjectively ugly pattern. When sonic vibrations enter our inner ear they are sensed by the Organ of Corti but in theory they also imprint a Faraday Wave pattern on the Tectorial membrane, which if true may be how dolphins see with sound. I am interested in exploring this concept and your study is likely to help with some pieces of this puzzle. Good luck and best wishes, John
Jan 05, 2018
Why we prefer certain sounds, but dislike others - discovering the causes of musical Consonance
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Hello Toso, I do hope this study reaches its target. I am the inventor of the CymaScope device and we have an adage which is: Beauty in += Beauty out, meaning that when we inject a consonant sound into the CymaScope the result is subjectively beautiful but the reverse is true when we inject a dissonant sound, which creates a skewed and subjectively ugly pattern. When sonic vibrations enter our inner ear they are sensed by the Organ of Corti but theoretically they also imprint a Faraday Wave pattern on the Tectorial membrane, which, if true, may be the primary mechanism involved in how dolphins see with sound. I am interested in exploring this concept and your study is likely to help with some pieces of this puzzle. Good luck and best wishes, John Stuart Reid, CymaScope.com
Jan 05, 2018
Why we prefer certain sounds, but dislike others - discovering the causes of musical Consonance
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Hello Lesley, thank you for your pledge, size is not important, intent and heart energy is. I am delighted to know that our proposed experiment has had a profound effect on you. 20 years ago I had a profound experience in the Great Pyramid of Egypt, when conducting acoustics experiments. I went in in extreme pain, due to a back injury that had occurred three weeks earlier, and within 20 minutes of beginning the experiment, involving generating sound in the chamber, all the pain in my back left me, so much so that I was able to help carry out the equipment with no pain at all. During those 20 years I have never let go of the belief that sound created a transformation in my body. I knew then and I know now that sound is a powerful therapeutic modality. What is now needed is a series of experiments that demonstrate that empirically. If you need to connect with me my email is: john@sonic-age.com
Jan 02, 2018
Can music influence the longevity of human blood cells?
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