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ganzfeld (gyanzˑ·fld),

n a technique developed to research mental imagery and anomalous cognition using visual deprivation, in which a subject is situated in a uniform visual field by wearing translucent, monochromatic goggles and in an analogous audio field using white noise playing through headphones.

ganzfeld

A visual stimulus that consists of completely homogeneous and colourless luminance conditions throughout. It is used especially when recording the standard electroretinogram.
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It was this element of truth, together with a pragmatic sense for survival (universities might tolerate one controversial area but two controversies easily become "two too many"), that became the impetus for my involvement in the development of the ganzfeld technique.
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For the past four years, Matmos has been conducting parapsychological experiments based off the classic ganzfeld experiments, which use sensory deprivation and telepathic messaging to search for evidence of extrasensory perception, or ESP.
This became known as the Ganzfeld Effect and it comes from the brain inventing sensations to make up for what's missing.
His early works include the Ganzfeld Series (1967), geometric-shaped light projections, and the Mendota Stoppages (1969-1974), a series of light "performances" conducted in a hotel in Ocean Park, CA.
After each cat was prepared, strobe flash stimuli were presented in an LKC Technologies ganzfeld and dark-adapted ERGs were recorded.
The research is being conducted under the ganzfeld procedure, taken from the German word meaning `` unif orm field''.
Dr Smith explained: ``We will be using the Ganzfeld Procedure which means one volunteer will be put into a room in sensory isolation while the other watches a video in the next room and tries to send images to them.
The site-specific walk-in light installations -- including a new Ganzfeld Piece from a continuing series of works named for an optical phenomenon in perceptual psychology -- occupy nearly the entire footprint of PaceWildenstein's Chelsea gallery.
The Effects of the Ganzfeld on the Detection of Tactual Stimuli.