SENSORY DEPRIVATION

8.30.17

People With Anxiety Find Relief in Sensory Deprivation Tanks

Some have even gotten off their meds.

9.3.16

A Sensory-Distorting Theater Experiment Invades Museum Spaces

Artists Lundahl & Seitl cut off participants' senses while guiding them through art museums.

3.25.16

Miami Artist Offers a VR-Inspired Guided Pool Meditation

Grab your snorkel, Jillian Mayer leads a guided underwater meditation at The Standard Spa Miami Beach.

2.10.16

Floating in Water: The Next Big Wellness Craze?

Although the use of sensory deprivation tanks was once the realm of New Age hippies, today the practice of hanging out quietly in a saltwater tank is beginning to appeal to the young and Instagram-happy.

10.29.15

Science Made This Chamber Silent, Your Mind Is What Makes It Terrifying

People say they’ve started seeing and hearing things in the dark of an anechoic chamber. But is this a myth?

4.17.15

I Got Lost Inside a 6,000 Square Foot Labyrinth at Tribeca Film Festival

'Door into the Dark,' an "interactive, aural documentary experience” at TFF's Storyscapes, offers participants the chance to explore what it means to be lost.

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3.10.15

Naturally High: My Quest to Experience Different Realms Without Psychedelic Drugs

For the past year, I've set out to find natural ways of feeling trippy shit through alternative experiences.

2.12.15

Lars Jan Is Building Human Aquariums in Florida

We spoke to the artist about sensory deprivation tanks, performance art, and his current show at the Pasadena Museum of California Art.

1.26.15

My Groupon Deal for Sensory Deprivation Therapy Was Not as Profound as Planned

I would describe this experience as having peaceful dreams, and then waking up because your roommate is waterboarding you.

5.3.13

Tanks for the Memories

With comedian Joe Rogan as his guide, Hamilton Morris travels across the US seeking new heights of sensory deprivation.

5.2.13

Tanks for the Memories

The best way to eliminate all sensory input is to step inside a sensory-deprivation tank. In part three, Hamilton Morris tests the Rolls Royce of sensory-deprivation tanks at Cloud Nine Float Center in Boulder, Colorado.

5.2.13

Tanks for the Memories

Hamilton Morris spends five hours inside a sensory-deprivation tank, only to come out with more questions than answers.

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