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Hugo Zucarelli and Holophony

Recent revolutionary discoveries of the Argentine-Italian researcher Hugo Zuccarelli have extended the holographic (holographic) model to the world of acoustics.

Hugo Zucarelli is the inventor of holophonic (holophonic) sound technology.

For reasons of patent secrecy, he still has not made public the information necessary to fully understand his important discovery. In the rest of the presentation, I use the materials of the lectures that I listened to and my own experience of listening to holophonic sound during a three-day seminar in Milbra, California, in which my wife Christina and I took part.

In childhood, unfortunately, Zukarelli survived the shock when he was nearly hit by a car. His ability to accurately localize the sound of an approaching car saved his life without seeing it. This aroused his interest in the problem of how various animals localize sound in their perception. After a thorough study and analysis of the mechanisms by which animals of various species achieve accurate identification of sound sources, he came to the conclusion that existing hearing models cannot explain the important characteristics of human acoustic perception.

The ear is the organ of hearing and balance. It consists of the outer and middle ears that conduct sound, and the inner ear that perceives it. Sound waves captured by the auricle cause vibration of the tympanic membrane and are then transmitted through the system of auditory ossicles, fluids, and other formations to receptive receptor cells.

Hugo Zucarelli and Holophony (Holophonic music – myth or reality?)

Hugo Zucarelli and Holophony (Holophonic music – myth or reality?)

Traditionally, the ability of a person and some animals to localize sound is explained by comparing the intensity of sound entering the left and right ear. Studying the evolution of this mechanism, Zucarelli discovered that animals whose head is motionlessly connected to the body, such as crocodiles, move their whole body to localize hearing. In those species in which head movements can be isolated from body movements, for example, in birds, head movements are used to localize sound. In most mammals, even the head remains motionless, only the ears move.

The fact that people are able to localize the sound source without moving their heads and without changing the position of the ears, clearly shows that the difference in the intensity of the input signal in the right and left ear is not the only mechanism explaining human abilities in this area.

In addition, even those people whose hearing is damaged on the one hand, can localize the sound source. Based on these data, Zucarelli suggested that in order to adequately explain all the characteristics of spatial hearing, one has to postulate that human auditory perception is based on holographic principles.

This means that, contrary to existing notions of official medicine, the human ear (more precisely, the auricle, due to its shape) is not only a receiver, but also a transmitter (secondary vibrations are excited due to reflections on the walls of the auricle).

Through electronic reproduction of this mechanism, Zucarelli created the technology of holophonic sounding: holophonic records have amazing possibilities of reproducing acoustic reality with all its spatial characteristics to such an extent that without constant visual control it is impossible to distinguish recorded from real events of the three-dimensional world. In addition, when listening to a holophonic recording of events, in addition to other feelings, synesthesia can occur, that is, a corresponding perception in other sensory zones.

Remarkable examples of this kind of synesthesia can be experienced while listening to an experimental recording of Zucarelli. So, the sound of scissors clicking next to the head causes a real feeling that your hair is being cut, the noise of the hair dryer creates the sensation of a stream of hot air. Hearing that someone is lighting a match, you will clearly smell sulfur or see a flash of light. A whisper of a woman near her ear will make her breathe.

You can listen to examples of recordings made by Zucarelli on his official website:
http://www.acousticintegrity.com/acousticintegrity/Sound_Samples/Sound_Samples.html

Holophonic sound promises profound theoretical and practical applications in many areas of life – from a revolution in understanding physiology and pathology of hearing to amazing breakthroughs in psychiatry, psychology and psychotherapy, in the media, entrepreneurship, art, religion, philosophy and many other fields.

The use of holophonic sound in holotropic therapy also seems promising. Of particular interest would be the recordings of musical passages specially designed for the induction or transmission of unusual states of consciousness, trance musical and dance performances

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