Evidence Based Science : Biofeedback Versus Multi-Sensory Feedback


In practice, evidence-based science involves combining professional expertise and skills with the best available evidence from systematic research, underpinned by established theory. (1)

An evidence-based practice is a practice that has been rigorously evaluated in experimental evaluations – like randomized controlled trials – and shown to make a positive, statistically significant difference in important outcomes. (2)

So, evidence based science is based on:

• Professional experts with skills

• Best available evidence from research

• Established theory

Regarding Vibrational Therapy, there are many professionals all over the world that have been researching and developing these types of technologies. (3) Studies have shown that they have applications in medicine , psychology , (4) (5) sleep science , disease prevention , stress reduction , cellular memory , (6) (7) (8) (9)



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bone-regrowth , cognitive improvement , pleasure enhancement, emotional (10) (11) and physical trauma , pleasure enhancement , music therapy , color (12) (13) (14) therapy , light therapy , tactile therapy and many other fields. Professional (15) (16) (17) organizations have been created and certifications have been issued in this field. The purpose of this paper is to show that sound, light, color, tactile vibration, aroma, subtle energy and other forms of vibrational therapy are proven to be efficacious in the treatment of many human issues by the observed evidence these professionals have been documenting for many years. In addition to many scientific accounts of the efficacy of sound, light and vibrational therapies, there is deeper evidence that they work far beyond the physical realm.

Certain types of change, growth and transformation are hard to measure. In the physical sciences, universality is determined by replication of results, regardless of when, where, or by what method they are obtained. But this is not always possible in biological experiments, which can pose significant barriers to repetition of measurements.

However, when data from unrelated independent studies—across different time periods, researchers and methods—converge as evidence, it strengthens the case for the conclusion. This principle, called consilience, is based on the premise that science is unified, bolstering consensus in theories such as evolutionary theory and the big bang theory, among others.

Simple things like metabolism, heart rate, brainwaves and skin temperature can easily be measured with technology that can determine the status of a person’s physical and mental health, but how would one measure a person’s emotional or spiritual status. How could you measure whether a person’s love increased or decreased because of a particular therapy? Or their level of compassion, God consciousness and other forms of subjective experiences?

Making choices and then acting on them requires both evidence based and subjective decision making. Subjective decisions are based on intuition, hunch, gut feeling and experience whereas evidence-based ones are grounded on facts and experimentation and established requirements. However, this does not apply to alternative methods of healing and transformation. Measuring brainwaves, heart patterns and other forms of human biometrics can provide evidence-based proof of certain biological functions. However, they can’t reveal the subjective thoughts and feelings that are behind them. Nor can they predict what those experiences and realizations will lead to in the next moment or decision. Objective performance-based measurements of perceptual experience remain indirect and limited in scope.

Perception is 9/10ths or more of universal law…maybe all of it. So, regarding transformative technologies and therapies, self-rating of the subjective experience is the only thing that can provide even the slightest indication of their true efficacy, even though temperament and response style can sometimes bias the data. (18)

Perception plays the largest role in the process of human nervous system control. As shown in the diagram below, the perception of challenge versus threat of any given experience results in either resonance or dissonance for both the parasympathetic and sympathetic responses. Learning how to achieve parasympathetic and sympathetic resonance instead of parasympathetic disengagement and sympathetic fight or flight dissonance is the key to transformation to higher levels of order and expanded states of mind.

Perception Figure One: Sensory Resonance: Expanded View of the Autonomic Nervous System

Again, how does one measure perception and changes that occur within it during transformational therapy? Perception is a subjective experience. Subjective character of experience implies that the perception of all things, concepts, and "truths" in the universe differs between individuals: we all live in different worlds, each of which may have things in common, because of our unique perspectives on our worlds. (19)

Consciousness is a combination of thinking and feeling…consciousness and emotion. Consciousness reaches down to the subconscious through the lower emotions and up through the higher emotions to the superconscious.