Seven Theories on Floatingby Michael Hutchinson, author of “ The Book of Floating ”
 
There’s no doubt that floatation therapy works – as a therapeutic, educational and entertainment tool it has powerful effects on a number of levels, including the physical, emotional, intellectual and spiritual. But why is the floatation environment so effective? What can be so actively beneficial in an essentially passive device? This is a question that has intrigued scientists, and today there is floatation research going on in laboratories around the world. The evidence accumulated so far falls into a number of distinct, though interrelated explanations. Among the most important are as follows, just click on a theory and the page will jump down to the explanation.
 
1.The Antigravity Explanation
2.The Brain Wave Explanation
3.The Left/Right Brain Explanation
4.The Three Brain Explanation
5.The Neurochemical Explanation
6.The Biofeedback Explanation
7.The Homeostasis Explanation