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Name: chris a freeman
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What is the skinny on sensory deprivation tanks? How would I build one?

I think the idea here is that when you are in a sensory-deprivation tank for awhile, you will start to hallucinate: have visions and/or hear things that are not really there. It has to be totally dark and sound-proof, so ventilation is a major concern. Basically, it is just a tank filled with water with Epsom salts dissolved in it to give neutral buoyancy for your body . . . and, of course, the water should be at a comfortable temperature (body temperature may be a little too hot, I am not sure.). Refer to "Altered States of Consciousness" by Charles Tart for more information.

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