1. The use of external devices, most often electronic in nature, to help a person gain conscious control over mental and bodily functions that are usually thought of as automatic and not controllable by the conscious mind, such as the pulse rate and brainwave pattern.
2. The use of instrumentation to measure the effects of various mental processes including imagery and suggestion on such biological functions as brainwave patterns, finger temperature, and galvanic skin response.
Readers, please enjoy this guest blog post by Awyn Dawn, author of the new Paganism for Prisoners.
People ask me a lot of questions about prison. What was it like? Were you really in prison? Was it weird to go back in as a volunteer? While many...