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Cell phone users will soon be able to treat their phobias at home with an application, which will use psychotherapy as a way to help mitigate fears. The application will work through a combination of neuro-linguistic programming, visualization, and mind mapping methods which will help decrease the intensity of the fears by allowing the user to develop a sense of control. For example, the user can replace an image of intimidating dental instruments with a less scary teddy bear,...
For many, the sound of the drill is a big cause of anxiety when it comes to visiting the dentist. I have an idea to create a device which will cancel out the noise of a dentist's drill helping people overcome their fear of a check-up. This new device will allow patients to listen to music on an MP3 player, while the sound of the drill will be blanked out. Patients will still be able to hear the dentist's voice because not all sounds are to be filtered out. The device will be...
I heard that it is possible to create a drug addiction vaccine to help users kick the habit. The vaccine will be a combination of cocaine like chemical and an inactive cold virus. It will bind to the cocaine in the bloodstream and prevent it from reaching the brain.
Dr. Gibbson
My idea is to create a device to help people to get rid of stress and tension. The device will take the pulse and then represent a wave on its screen as the pattern of pulse rate. It will also be able to guide a person breathing in order to reduce stress and get relaxed. Such a gadget will be a great alternative to antidepressants which have already made a lot of people addicted.
Amanda Earl
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people with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) are advised to find ways to be in the light. as someone who gets blue when having to put up with constant sunshine and blue sky, i would love it if there were a place, a room or something that simulates storms, rain, clouds etc. i'd also love winter rooms. summer might be a bit more bearable for those of us who suffer from this rainy version of SAD. i don't know if there is anyone else that loathes the sun & bluesky as much as i do. perhaps not....