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Cure-α - the mood-altering audio player

Marc Perton

cure alphaWe all know that music can affect your mood — and, no, we're not telling what we're listening to as we write this — but this is the first time we've heard of a music player that claims to be able to influence how you feel. But that's exactly what Total Health Consulting says the $250 Cure-alpha can do. According to the company, the player generates alpha waves, which are transmitted directly to the brain via the headphones, resulting in feelings of serenity. The player also includes settings to play ambient sounds, classical and new-age music. If that doesn't work, it plays MP3 and WMA files, so you can still crank it up when you need to. (We somehow suspect all we'll feel after buying one of these is anger at shelling out $250 for yet another gadgety nostrum.)

[Via Akihabara News]

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