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Why Your Voice Sounds Different Inside Your Head

The voice in your head is a lie. What you hear when you open your mouth is distinctly less velvety than what everyone around hears—and it’s your skull that’s to blame. More specifically, it’s the way your skull vibrates.

Your voice emanates from from the lower portion of your throat, as expelled air from the lungs passes across your vocal chords, which vibrate to generate sound. This sound is then amplified by your voice box, modulated into words by your tongue and lips, and reverberated through the surrounding atmosphere until it enters your listener’s ear canal to stimulate their eardrums and structures within the inner ear—which then convert the analog waveform to electrical impulses that the brain can understand.

However, the inner ear doesn’t just pick up sound from external sources. Vibrations emanating from within your body can activate these auditory structures as well. And when you speak, the rapid fluttering of your vocal chords actually causes your entire braincase to vibrate.

“When you speak, the vocal folds in your throat vibrate, which causes your skin, skull and oral cavities to also vibrate, and we perceive this as sound,” Ben Hornsby, a professor of audiology at Vanderbilt University, told Popular Science.

But sound doesn’t travel through bone nearly as easily as it does through air. This added resistance causes the waveform frequency to drop, lowering the pitch of the sound you hear internally and creating a sort of feedback effect that stimulates the eardrum from both sides—that is, the eardrum picks up both the external stimulus of words that are coming out of your mouth as well as the shaking of your skull. This effect is heightened by the fact that you really can’t hear your own voice directly. Because your ears are positioned behind your mouth (or at least they should be—looking at you, Sloth), the sounds coming out of your mouth must first bounce off objects and back into your ears. This too causes the waveform to lose energy as well as, in turn, frequency and pitch, resulting in you hearing a distorted, lower tone than what people hear directly from out of your mouth. These two tones—both internal and external—are then recombined by your brain into a single audio signal that you identify as your voice, albeit one with added bass.

“You hear your voice in stereo (air and bone conduction),” Michael Kelly, author ofUnderstanding the Power of Your Voice, told Toastmasters. “While other people just hear it in mono (air conduction).” That’s why you may think you sound like James Earl Jones in your head but end up sounding like Steve Urkel on tape.

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Source: Gizmodo

Be Metaphysical: Am I Pushing The Limits?

I wanted to document some of what I experienced during a ‘magical ‘ meditation session last night. After a wonderful skype session with my friend Bria I decided to go into some deep thought. I watched the thoughts come and go before I really focused in on the issues that were on my mind. Screen shot 2014-03-22 at 1.14.08 PM Recently my Grandma passed so I wanted to dwell on some good memories of her and just relive moments. That went very well and brought me closer to the closure that I have been reaching for.

So after I made it pass most of my earthly concerns and pondering I wanted to do some Astral travel/ Energy work to see what “eye could see”  and feel being I was in a great relaxed state mentally and physically.  

I grabbed a few stones/crystals  specifically Shattuckite, Lapis Lazuli, Quartz Pointer and Citrine programmed them with the intention to do as stated above astral/energy work. Put them all under my pillow and laid down and began my sequence of focusing on breath rhythm and seeing the light form in the darkness of my eye lids.   I Have been reading a book called Ringmakers of Saturn, they have said there is actually humungous ships that are actually  filtering the “Rings” of Saturn. Having previous experience of seeing foreign planets via dreams/meditation methods I wanted to try to go “see” for myself.   I began my planetary meditation method and vaguely  the Rings to the left of the planet came into vision … I specifically wanted to see the ships that were filtering the rings. Screen shot 2014-03-22 at 1.13.22 PMKnowing that  thoughts are what control the astral body to a certain degree ( a bit deeper than that ) I “thought” to see the ships …. thats when a sudden rush of fear came over me.  It really came out of no where I was not scared or fearful previous to that thought. Right after this sense of fear came over me  It was a very intense shake in my body….. which jolted me out of my meditation and basically back into my physical senses.  Right after that happened I was in a whoaaa  state of mind and had a dominant thought it my mind that I was being tracked…. A few minutes after I just fell asleep. That thought stuck with me all day. Screen shot 2014-03-25 at 12.40.50 AMToday was gloomy/weird being i’m trying to figure out all this cosmic astral stuff  while doing normal life task like shopping for cashews, bananas and getting the car washed.   Im not sure if I can fully explain what happened yet but I did ask for some guidance on this one  and I was led back to a book that started it all  written by Sylvan Muldoon and Hereward Carrington. I think some of the answers I am looking for are in there.  I will not be trying to go back to Saturn anytime this month at least.  This is the second time I have been denied access to a place .. this time im not sure if it was denial but it felt like i got kicked out.  Ill continue posting my meditation experiences writing them out helps me remember and learn more. Peace and Be Metaphysical

 

Khajuraho Temples of India

Khajuraho Temples are situated in a village in Madhya Pradesh, bearing the name of Khajuraho. sextemple11js9The rural ambience and the rich cultural heritage of the village serve as the perfect backdrop to the temples, which depict the sensual pleasures enjoyed by human beings. Khajuraho temples also reflect the maturity of the people belonging to that decade. One of the most popular tourist attractions of India, the temples were constructed somewhere between 950 and 1050 AD, under the rulers of Chandel Empire.sextemple07di2

Each of the temples comprises of three main compartments i.e., the entrance (ardhamandapa), the assembly hall (mandapa) and the actual sanctum (garbha griha).

The temples have been divided into three groups, based on their geographical patterns, namely western, eastern and southern. The theme of the Khajuraho temples is mainly the celebration of woman and her countless moods and aspects.

According to one theory, the erotic carvings on the Khajuraho temple complex in central India were created to prevent the rain god Indra from accidentally striking the holy place with lightning. Indra was a keen voyeur and would have baulked at damaging such a source of pleasure. sextemple09kn3These days the rain god isn’t the only one to enjoy a peek at what goes on behind closed doors; hundreds of thousands of visitors flock to Khajuraho each year to see the exquisite adults-only carvings adorning the village’s temples.

For a full list of each Temple and the god it was dedicated to check out iLoveIndia  for more.

Clark Atlanta University Yoga w. SuperDope

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Pfiffer Hall Clark Atlanta University

If you are located in the Metro Atlanta- Georgia are or close feel free to stop in on a nice Yoga session with @SuperDopeHeroin.  Sessions are every Tuesday at 6:00 PM.  I typically run on sp/cp spiritual people time so i managed to make it out yesterday for the last few minutes of the session. As I came out of a shoulder stand I look up and there is 3 or 4 Falcons flying very close above chasing each other. It was exciting opening my eyes to falcons almost coming close enough to jump up and grab if I were 10ft taller ,  I wish I could of snapped a shot of them.

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