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isolation tank

Fringe medicine
A tank filled with water maintained at body temperature in which an individual floats without tactile, auditory or visual cues. Some have used these tanks for meditation, as they believe it enhances their meditation when sensory deprivation is reduced to a minimum. Isolation tanks are divided into flotation (wet) tanks and isolation (dry) chambers or Samahdi tanks.
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NF If Carolyn had put me into an isolation tank that would have been extreme, but let me clarify: my first poetry workshop, after wandering through my twenties, nearly at the end of my twenties, was with Carolyn at a New Agey retreat called the Omega Institute in upstate New York.
I spent lots of time in the isolation tank. I would let them leave me in the jacket, leave me in the drawer for a while, you know like 'set up your shot and get back to me.' I'm strong enough to take it and the discomfort helps me be connected to the character.
We are told that this ``Pre-Crime'' division uses three ``pre-cognitives'' who are kept together in what looks like an open isolation tank, and whose brain waves - if expertly read - can predict crimes.
Isolation Tanks When Eddie donned a wetsuit and climbed into the isolation tank, her world went crazy but Steve Gough at The Massage and Float Centre on Church Street says floatation tanks are reallypopular: ``Unlike Eddie's tank, ours is the size of a medium sauna.
In Altered States, a professor uses an isolation tank and hallucinogens to search for God.
WE see that the European Space Agency is looking for volunteers for a simulated trip to Mars in which six "astronauts" will spend 17 months in an isolation tank in Moscow.
Floater, 2004, shows a woman in an isolation tank, her countenance eerily reflected in its bright aqua depths.
However, Albert's hired Existential Detectives Bernard and Vivian Jaffe (Dustin Hoffman, Lily Tomlin) to investigate a recent coincidence and they're now attempting to dismantle him by monitoring his every move and sticking him in a body bag for some form of isolation tank therapy.
He's certain he's been set up by a rival federal agent (Colin Farrell) and goes on the run to prove his innocence, kidnapping one of the pre-cogs (Samantha Morton) from the isolation tank where she's a virtual prisoner.
SERIES ONE Classic moment: Edina has an isolation tank shipped from LA which is not a good move as she's claustrophobic.