Science!: Flies, Juggling and Roaches

Science!: Flies, Juggling and Roaches

There's a lot of pests in this post.

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Wow, that sounds awesome! Can you imagine? Instead of sending people to prison, we can just implant the memories in and make them think they've been there.

Lauren Admire:
Lauren Admire is grossed out just from looking at a photo of a roach.

I know someone who may or may not find a roach on her desk..

can I just sign up for not having stuff put in my head thanks

lweber:

Lauren Admire:
Lauren Admire is grossed out just from looking at a photo of a roach.

I know someone who may or may not find a roach on her desk..

I'm taking you off my buddy list.

I'm going to be honest. When I read the first article, I immediately thought of Trace Memory.

Also, is it pheromone or pheremone? Your spelling was a little inconsistent in the last article, Lauren.

Reminds me of the old Dean Koontz book Strangers

That memory thing is scary. If that kind of power gets into the wrong hands, it would be horrible.

Lord_Ascendant:
can I just sign up for not having stuff put in my head thanks

Nope, you're already signed up. In fact, you're signed up for every brain-altering study for the next twenty years.

Fun article. It's crazy what can be done with the brain and just how much your perception of reality relies on what your brain accepts as reality.

Yeah I was reading some article in cosmos that was like page 1. Apparently scientists are working on manipulating memories to combat PTSD.

That is absolutely amazing. Now this? This is news. I was loving all 18 minutes of that video, It was absolutely mindopening. Bacterium's photo-responsive nature being the potential cure (and nothing short of an awesome link) for psychiatric diseases? Good lords, yes.

I gotta say, though--the concept of a world without pizza? Absolutely terrifying.

...That first thing seems like a more scientific version of a Clockwork Orange.

I can't stop thinking about the guy in "A Clockwork Orange" where they make him severely ill just by thinking about violence or sex. That would be awesome, make a pedophile throw up and scream in agony every time he sees a child.

dragon_of_red:
...That first thing seems like a more scientific version of a Clockwork Orange.

Yeah, that's exactly what I was thinking. Kinda scary really.

Ha, joke's on the scientific community then. I took a bat to the skull when I was 14, had some bad memory issues since. They can implant fake memories, i'll just forget them sooner than later.

I gotta start juggeling! Also, poor flies lol

Heart of Darkness:
I'm going to be honest. When I read the first article, I immediately thought of Trace Memory.

Also, is it pheromone or pheremone? Your spelling was a little inconsistent in the last article, Lauren.

It's pheromone. Good call!

Great weight loss technique. Try grabbing a pizza or a burger and you're filled with feelings of dread and pain, reach for the celery and apples and feel good. It will cure obesity or cause mental breakdowns.

randommaster:

Lord_Ascendant:
can I just sign up for not having stuff put in my head thanks

Nope, you're already signed up. In fact, you're signed up for every brain-altering study for the next twenty years.

Fun article. It's crazy what can be done with the brain and just how much your perception of reality relies on what your brain accepts as reality.

I'm absolutely certain that there is some little backwater village in the far reaches of nowhere where they lock you up for your own safety because you DON'T hear the voices.

Sanity is majority opinion. And the brain is a scary, scary thing when you think about it... with your brain.

I just had an Orwellian shivering fit.

The Rogue Wolf:

randommaster:

Lord_Ascendant:
can I just sign up for not having stuff put in my head thanks

Nope, you're already signed up. In fact, you're signed up for every brain-altering study for the next twenty years.

Fun article. It's crazy what can be done with the brain and just how much your perception of reality relies on what your brain accepts as reality.

I'm absolutely certain that there is some little backwater village in the far reaches of nowhere where they lock you up for your own safety because you DON'T hear the voices.

Sanity is majority opinion. And the brain is a scary, scary thing when you think about it... with your brain.

Meta-discussions are always fun, especially when the person you're having one with can't handle it. I once had a friend refuse to believe that there was a science of knowledge before.

I guess that's helpful stuff for keeping cockroaches off your counter, but I have to think, they are no less creepy just wandering the floors of your home. Though the part about barnacle prevention is better. Ship layovers for cleaning the hull I bet are pretty expensive. Except the Barnacle Scrapers Union and Keelhaulers Guild may have a different opinion.

Arcanz:
I can't stop thinking about the guy in "A Clockwork Orange" where they make him severely ill just by thinking about violence or sex. That would be awesome, make a pedophile throw up and scream in agony every time he sees a child.

I'm sure that reaction would do wonders for the child, seeing someone scream when they see them, then throw up. Great for their psyche. Though would be absolutely hilarious if the offender was either a clown, Ronald McDonald, or a Disneyland Character.

did anyone else got the song "peanut butter jelly time" stuck in your head after the first paragraph???

haha damn

also this studies seem like a new kind of weapon for the mighty US military to use i think

but i think the most important point is that humans have the capaciy to overcome any fear they might get over the years, so in general it might work, but for the few that can overcome their fears it will just be a bad memory and nothing more

samsonguy920:
I'm sure that reaction would do wonders for the child, seeing someone scream when they see them, then throw up. Great for their psyche. Though would be absolutely hilarious if the offender was either a clown, Ronald McDonald, or a Disneyland Character.

I never thought about that, would make an awesome "Cyanide and Happiness" strip to be honest.
Poor children though, walking with mommy into a restaurant and just having a man go "oh my god, a child! AaaaAAAAAaaaaaaaaaAAAAA, the horror. Take him away, take him away!" followed by a tiny vomit covered figure with mental scars for the rest of his life.

Cargando:
Wow, that sounds awesome! Can you imagine? Instead of sending people to prison, we can just implant the memories in and make them think they've been there.

Isn't the memory thing just incredibly fast classical condition? So in theory it already exist you just have to put a lot more effort in.

Controlling minds with laser pulses just sounds much too cool though

Lauren Admire:
These memories were implanted by scientists - scientists hellbent on the destruction of all pizza and anything pizza related.

Those bastards!!

Lauren Admire:
Lauren Admire is grossed out just from looking at a photo of a roach.

You and me both

Ok, I think Yogg with 0 keepers is a little more difficult than juggling... Then again, it is just difficult because 25 people have to be perfect instead of just one, so I guess apples and oranges.

 

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