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USING YOUR BRAIN TO FIND SOME ZZZZZ'S
New York Post - New York, N.Y.
Author: Hoffman, Barbara
Date: Aug 23, 2005
Start Page: 055
Section: New YorkPulse
Abstract (Document Summary)

Developed a decade ago in Russia, it involves recording the brain's electrical activity, or brain waves, via an EEG, during a time when you're most relaxed - and transforming those same waves into synthesized musical sounds, which are recorded on a CD and played back at bedtime.

Sound bizarre? You should see Dr. Galina Mindlin wire up someone. Mindlin, a Columbia University neuropsychiatrist who acquired the rights to the therapy a year ago, has so far treated about 100 insomniacs, myself included.

Fifteen minutes later, Mindlin has an EEG printout, which is converted into synthesized musical tones and chords of varying tempos. Two to three weeks later, your brain music CD is ready. You're supposed to listen to it all the way through, twice, as soon as you get into bed.

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