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What are Subliminals?
And The Science Behind.

Subliminal affirmations are positive statements recorded just beyond the threshold of regular hearing. Affirmations are words that change the subconscious. Humans have a tendency to repeatedly think the same thoughts, which eventually become self-fulfilling prophecies. By using positive affirmations, individuals can reprogram their subconscious to focus on positive thoughts and beliefs, leading to a more optimistic outlook on life. This can ultimately lead to increased self-confidence and success in achieving personal goals. The further you repeat a thought through subliminal programming, the sooner it will reflect in your reality.

Scientifical Research Behind Subliminals:

Effectiveness of subliminal messaging has long been of interest to scientists (subliminal visual priming and audio programs). More than sixty years have passed since the first controlled experiment was performed. There have been many books, articles, and journals devoted to the study of how different subliminal signals are processed and received by the human brain.


According to a study conducted at University College London and published in Current Biology, people's brains register audio and visual stimuli even if they aren't consciously aware of doing so. This finding suggests that our brain is capable of identifying and processing subliminal primes, even when we are not consciously aware of them. This is the case even when the primes are too faint for our conscious perception to pick up.

A research published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology showed that, when used in an experimental social psychology study, positive subliminal messages improved participants' attitude of the self.

SOME OF THE SCIENTIFICAL RESEARCHES...

Kaser, V.A. “The Effects of an Auditory Subliminal Perception Message Upon the Production of Images and Dreams”. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (1986).

* Subjects listened to an audio subliminal message. The message was mixed with a regular music recording. Another group of subjects simply listened to the regular music recording without the subliminals.

* Both groups were asked to create a pre-test drawing before and immediately after the music was played as well as a drawing of any dreams they had the previous night.

* When the drawings were examined, the effects of the subliminal message could be seen.The drawings of the people who listened to the music with subliminal hidden content contained images relating to the suggestions they were listening to, whereas no correlation could be found with the control group.

* Kaser concluded that “the unconscious/subconscious mind is able to perceive a recorded verbal message that cannot be consciously heard”, proving the existence of subliminal perception.

Shevrin, H. Shevrin, H. "Does The Averaged Evoked Response Encode Subliminal Perception? Yes." (1975):

They compared two stimuli delivered consciously and unaware. Despite the subject being 'unaware' the response rate was significantly higher. 

This suggests that our subconscious mind is picking up on information and noticing all of this data even if we are unaware. 

Parker, K.A. "Effects of Subliminal Symbiotic Stimulation on Academic Performance: Further Evidence on the Adaptation-Enhancing Effects of Oneness Fantasies." Journal of Counseling Psychology (1982).  

This study had 60 college students taking a law course over the course of 6 weeks. 3 out of the 5 lectures they had a subliminal message before and after a counseling session. The ones that were exposed to subliminal messaging achieved significantly higher grades than the others. 

Palmatier, J.R., and Bornstein, P.H. “Effects of Subliminal Stimulation of Symbiotic Merging Fantasies on Behavioral Treatment of Smokers.” The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (1980):

This study had 34 people go through a 3-week group-oriented quit smoking therapy package. The results showed that the individuals who received subliminal messages after each therapy session had a significantly lower rate of relapse. Versus the other group that did not receive these messages.

A follow up study by the same two scientists found further proof that "subliminal messaging noticeably improved the progress of subjects attempting to quit smoking". 

Plumbo, R. and Gillman, I. “Effects of Subliminal Activation of Oedipal Fantasies on Competitive Performance.” The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease (1984):

* Subjects tested for their darts accuracy. They were exposed to the following subliminal messages; “Beating him is OK”, “Beating him is wrong”, and a neutral control message of “People are walking”.

* Results showed that people exposed to the message “Beating him is OK” showed greater dart-throwing accuracy than people listening to any other messages.

Psychologists claimed the messages such as “Mommy and I are one” would boost the students self esteem and have an effect to help them learn. Also interestingly when the messages were revealed so the students were aware of what they were receiving the effect failed, giving support to the effectiveness of sending a subliminal message rather than an overt one.

This study shows that even a simple positive message played while throwing darts can induce a greater level of accuracy.

Ariam, S. and Siller, J. “Effects of Subliminal Oneness Stimuli in Hebrew on Academic Performance of Israeli High School Students. ” Journal of Abnormal Psychology (1982)

* 10th grade students were shown subliminal messages in Hebrew saying; “Mommy and I are one”, “My teacher and I are one” and “People are walking in the street” (a neutral statement). The Students received the messages four times per week for 6 weeks.

* 6 weeks later, the students exposed to the subliminal statement “Mommy and I are one” scored higher in a maths exam than the other groups.

Psychologists claimed the messages such as “Mommy and I are one” would boost the students self esteem and have an effect to help them learn. Also interestingly when the messages were revealed so the students were aware of what they were receiving the effect failed, giving support to the effectiveness of sending a subliminal message rather than an overt one.

Bornstein, R.F, Leone, D.R. and Galley, D.J. “The Generalizability of Subliminal Mere Exposure Effects: Influence of Stimuli Perceived Without Awareness on Social Behavior.” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (1987)

Spoken statements hidden by white noise at increasing volume levels were played to test subjects.

Stronger physiological reactions were observed in subjects exposed to the messages which masked by loud white noise and inaudible, than when the volume was actually lower and the messages were somewhat audible.

Research concluded that completely inaudible messages were capable of reaching the human mind, and of having a physiological effect.

How Do Subliminals Work?

Subliminal  messages are concealed by music or the sounds of nature, and because subliminal affirmations are inaudible to the conscious mind, they bypass conscious boundaries and are received directly by the subconscious mind. When your conscious mind isn't aware, the visual cortex in your brain is unable to debate, evaluate, or block what you're suggesting to it.

 

When you're using subliminal audios, your mind relaxes into a higher level of responsiveness, allowing positive signals to enter your subconscious mind unrestrained by limiting conscious preconceptions. Your subconscious will end up accepting the subliminal stimulation as fact, and your behaviors will reflect your newly, positive beliefs.

 

Your retrained mind will materialize and attract in conformity with the information received. It is important to be mindful of the messages and stimuli we expose ourselves to, as they can shape our beliefs and ultimately impact our actions and outcomes.

 

Consistently reinforcing positive affirmations and thoughts can lead to a more fulfilling and successful life.

Subliminal affirmations are comparable to hitting the gym. By repeated exercise, the body and muscles start transforming.

 

For example, if you listen to subliminal affirmations to attract romance, for instance, you will begin to pay more attention to your own appearance, to how you present yourself to others, and more; you will start visiting places and just doing actions that put you in the best position to meet that special someone.

This is because your subconscious mind will be programmed to focus on finding love, and you will naturally start taking steps towards achieving that goal without even realizing it.

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