Dr. John C. Lilly
Also known as an Isolation Tank, the floatation tank owes it conception to Dr. John C Lilly.
It all started from one question
It came about due to Dr. Lilly's research in 1953 when at one point he asked:
- "What happens if you remove the stimulation of the outside world?"(on a human organism)
which then leads to the next question:
- How does one go about creating an experiment that simulates that kind of enviroment?
Read more about the fascinating history of Floatation Tanks
Pictures of different Floatation Tanks
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