VibraSound® Theory of Operation

VibraSound is a proprietary technology based on the Theory of Sensory Resonance, developed by Don Estes in the late 1970’s.  Among other things, this theory states that human health and happiness can be obtained by balancing the body’s Nervous System, which consists of the following components:

The Autonomic Nervous System is the most critical.  Some researchers now believe that the ANS could be the elusive “seat of human consciousness” that has been sought for many years, as it is the balancing mechanism of the Nervous System.  This system collects and interprets all data received from the PNS and compares them to information already stored in the memory banks of the CNS and regulates the body by controlling hormonal output to the organs, tissues, and cells

The ANS has two major response modes, Parasympathetic and Sympathetic. The Parasympathetic is the Relaxation Mode, whereas the Sympathetic is the Stimulated Mode.  





Normally, in a healthy and happy person, this system is balanced and both modes function properly.  The Sympathetic should come alive when a person is stimulated and withdraw when there is none.  The Parasympathetic should then take over and allow the body to re-energize and repair itself.  There is a built in mechanism that keeps metabolism from moving too far in either direction…this is called Homeostasis.   However, when something goes wrong and the ability to experience rest or pleasure becomes limited or impossible, the body becomes susceptible to depression, fear, and eventually disease.  This is idea is further developed in The Pleasure Freeze by Jan Hraniky Phd. and in Sensory Resonance and HRV by Don Estes. (See Vibrational Science Library-Articles).


Another brain mechanism called the Reticular Activating System (RAS) governs the cycle of the ANS by functioning as a relay station between the sensory mechanisms of the PNS and the processing centers of the brain (CNS), and by prioritizing awareness to sensory input.  The RAS is responsible for the so-called “cocktail party phenomenon” where one immediately notices their spoken name over the din of the crowd or alerts to any sudden noise or commotion.  On the other hand, the RAS can also turn the focus of attention away from noises that it has become accustomed to over time such as airports or railroad tracks.  In other words, the RAS controls how humans pay attention to the external and internal environments.

The RAS therefore governs whether one perceives experience as challenge and probable pleasure or as threat with probable pain.  The RAS functions to insure safety of the organism and sensory coherence, such that occurs when one is on vacation, or taking a walk in nature.  Under such conditions there is little threat, and the grass, trees, birds, sky, and fresh air all add up and make sense.  However, a return to the city and work brings about dissonant noise and distractions that can quickly return consciousness to the threat mode.  You can hear your boss saying one thing, but clearly see them saying something entirely different with body language.  Western society remains in this threat mode most of the time.  It is therefore not surprising that stress is responsible for 80% of all disease.


The RAS requires two things for Homeostasis to maintain balance…First it demands safety and security.  It insures that there is no current threat to the organism.  Secondly it requires Sensory coherence.  It wants to make sure that everything the organism is experiencing adds up, fits the pictures, and makes sense, like when one is on vacation or taking a walk in nature.  Sensory coherence is just another name for Sensory Resonance…the theory upon which VibraSound is based.  VibraSound is the ultimate Sensory Resonance Vehicle and Healthy Pleasure. For more detailed information about this see the Workshop Outline Sensory

Resonance in the Vibrational Science Library.