$ 550 headset could train your brain to choose healthy food

Would a $ 550 headset mean the end of a diet? Meditation gadget claims that you & # 39; can train your brain & # 39; to choose healthy food

  • Braintap meditation app can be linked to a special headset and glasses
  • Glasses and headphones contain flashing lights. The creators of the gadget claim to strengthen the lesson in the meditation app & # 39;
  • Claiming apparatus could also kick everything, from dependence on cigarettes to PTSD

Emily Kent Smith in Las Vegas for the daily post

A headset that encourages the wearer to think of apples instead of chocolate can put an end to the diet, claiming makers.

The & # 39; BrainTap & # 39 ;, laboratory-style glasses with connected earphones, comes with a solid price of £ 430.

But the founders, a nutritionist and city councilor, claim that the device can also kick everything from cigarette dependency to helping people affected by Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).

The meditation headset was on display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and can also help prevent nicotine addiction, claim the makers.

The meditation headset was on display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas and can also help prevent nicotine addiction, claim the makers.

HOW IT WORKS

BrainTap has about 50 different session categories related to themes such as sugar and chocolate addiction and stress or nicotine dependence.

It can be used as a normal app with headphones and is available for iOS and Android.

a specially developed pair of glasses and a headset with flashing lights that, according to the company, reinforce the meditation lessons

The headsets are designed to be worn for about 20 minutes a day – with chiropractors and doctors using them in cities across the UK, claim makers.

They are also used in offices to help stressed employees to restart their brains & # 39;

Co-founder of BrainTap, Michael Porter, from New Bern, North Carolina, said: "What the voice does is help them get new habits, new patterns, new behaviors, positive psychology. & # 39;

When asked what the machine would do for a person who thinks of chocolates or candy every day, Porter said: "It would help them to make healthier choices, visualize them by choosing different choices and seeing themselves, as [eating] an apple & # 39 ;.

It can be used as a normal app with headphones and is available for iOS and Android.

It can be used as a normal app with headphones and is available for iOS and Android.

It can be used as a normal app with headphones and is available for iOS and Android.

Porter compared the technique with helping a person choose another life story.

& # 39; You have a favorite actor or actress, when they play on the set, they do not play their own character, they get a new script.

& # 39; They will learn that part in two or three days – we normally have a person for three to six months, "he said.

BrainTap has about 50 different session categories related to themes such as sugar and chocolate addiction and stress or nicotine dependence.

The devices that have been sold to companies for decades are now being rolled out commercially and can be seen at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, USA.

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