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[Amazon.ca] Muse: The Brain Sensing Headband - $199.99 $100 Off

Never tried it but the reviews look good. C3 shows it just off an all time low. Does anyone have any experience with this?

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Cal.
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I got one, it's pretty cool. I find it very beneficial. But you gotta use it.
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I would say to try a Headspace trial or other cheap/free app before plunking down $200 for this. I like gadgets as much as the next guy but this seems like something you may use for a few days and then never use again.
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toguy wrote: I would say to try a Headspace trial or other cheap/free app before plunking down $200 for this. I like gadgets as much as the next guy but this seems like something you may use for a few days and then never use again.
Don't have one but try to mediate daily. I think the plus for this is the auditory ques when you are losing focus, it should help you get back on track. Sure you could do this on your own but it's hard and this should make it easier while you develop your practice.
On the fence about buying.
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dannyphones wrote: Don't have one but try to mediate daily. I think the plus for this is the auditory ques when you are losing focus, it should help you get back on track. Sure you could do this on your own but it's hard and this should make it easier while you develop your practice.
On the fence about buying.
I'm also on the fence. Biofeedback would be very helpful, but not sure if it is worth $200.

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I like that everyone is thinking about this...
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What does this do that a pair of earbuds and YouTube won't accomplish?
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Thanks op! I've been trying to use headspace for a while, but I've had a lot of difficulty quieting my thoughts. I'll give this a try and see if it helps. I'm looking at this like training wheels for meditation, and will be using it as a tool to help me develop the skill.

This can also be of use to you if gathering EEG data is valuable in your profession. They have some tools to track and visualize the raw data, as well as an SDK for developers to integrate into their projects. More info available here.
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came here thinking they finally made a brainwave computer mouse!
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X-Nemesis wrote: What does this do that a pair of earbuds and YouTube won't accomplish?
Biofeedback. Lets you know when you're losing focus. Not entirely sure how well it works, or how it works, but in principle sounds like a solid idea.

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Serious question.

Why do you need something to tell you you're losing focus.

You know you're losing focus, you're thinking about it. I mean it's your brain, you know when you start thinking about other stuff.
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vonblock wrote: Serious question.

Why do you need something to tell you you're losing focus.

You know you're losing focus, you're thinking about it. I mean it's your brain, you know when you start thinking about other stuff.
Like I said before, I think it's the auditory ques that will be worth while and for data heads you can quantify your practice.
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Once you start practicing your awareness will grow to the point of recognizing when your thoughts are off track quicker, and you won't need this headband. It shouldn't take very long if you practice diligently everyday.
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thanks Cal, I guess that could work.
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Down to $160 on Amazon Down to $160

Heard on the grapevine that a newer model is forthcoming

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