Sometimes, a dip in the water can bring on deep self-reflection. [Image Credit: Flickr user Steve Grosbois]
Sensory deprivation is a more intense form of meditation. A person puts herself in a tub of dense, body-temperature water for hours on end, depriving herself of all sensory stimulation in the hopes of reaching a more tranquil mental state. Alexandra Ossola tries it for the first time, and walks us through her experience in this audio piece, which originally aired on WNYU’s The Doppler Effect.