Frequently Asked Questions

How do I best utilize Scientific Sounds bundle programs?

How do I best utilize Scientific Sounds bundle programs?

To get the most out of our bundle programs, we recommend the following approach:

  1. Daily Listening: Listen to each track in the bundle daily for at least 30 minutes. This consistent exposure is crucial for effective brainwave entrainment, allowing your brain to adapt and benefit from each specific state targeted by the track.
  2. One Week per Track: Stick with each track for a full week before moving on to the next one in the program. This period helps ensure that your brain has ample time to adjust and respond to the entrainment signals.
  3. Complete the Bundle: Continue this process until you have listened to every track in the bundle for a week each. This systematic approach helps maximize the therapeutic effects and overall benefits of the bundle program.
  4. Repeat or Move On: Once you've completed the bundle, you have two options:
    • Start Another Bundle: If you’re ready for a new set of experiences and benefits, feel free to move on to another bundle program.
    • Restart the Same Bundle: Alternatively, you can restart the same bundle to reinforce the benefits and further enhance your mental and emotional well-being.

By following this method, you’ll fully harness the potential of our sound bundles, optimizing your relaxation, focus, and overall mental health.

Does Scientific Sounds offer CDs?

Does Scientific Sounds offer CDs?

Scientific Sounds no longer offers CDs. We have transitioned to a fully digital audio e-commerce platform. This shift was driven by several factors:

  1. Declining Demand: Over time, the demand for CDs has significantly decreased as more people prefer digital formats for their convenience and accessibility.
  2. Label Discontinuation: The label we are tied to has discontinued all manufacturing and production of the CD format. As a result, we no longer have access to CDs for sale.

We understand that this change may cause some inconvenience, and we apologize for any disruption this may cause. However, our digital platform allows us to provide high-quality soundtracks in FLAC and ALAC formats, ensuring you have the best possible audio experience.

Can your music cure my condition?

Can your music cure my condition?

At Scientific Sounds, we do not offer cures or treatments for any medical conditions through our programs. Our music is designed purely for stress reduction and brainwave entrainment. While we offer condition-titled bundles recommended by Dr. Thompson, these are intended for suggested listening and do not imply any claims of curing or treating any medical condition.

Legal Disclaimer: Scientific Sounds' audio programs are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any medical condition. The content provided by Scientific Sounds is for informational and entertainment purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

By using our programs, you agree that Scientific Sounds, its creators, and affiliates shall not be held liable for any damages or adverse effects resulting from the use of our music. We are solely offering music designed for relaxation and mental well-being, without any therapeutic or medical claims.

Can I do more than one listening session in a day?

Can I do more than one listening session in a day?

Yes, you may do more than one listening session in a day. However, we recommend spacing out your listening sessions by at least 3-4 hours. This interval helps ensure that you don't overdo it with the binaural entrainment. Listening to binaural entrainment programs for too long in one sitting or too often during a day may lead to mild discomfort.

Additionally, we always recommend listening to your body and what it tells you. Everyone is different in their response to binaural entrainment, and you will need to cater your listening experience based on your individual reactions and needs. By tuning into your body’s signals, you can tailor your sessions for optimal benefits without any adverse effects.

How do I download my files to my mobile device?

How do I download my files to my mobile device? (Apple devices)

Answer for Apple Devices:

  1. Using a computer (PC or Mac), open your browser and head to scientificsounds.com.
  2. Login to your account.
  3. Navigate to My Account > Account > Downloads.
  4. Select the product you wish to download, and click the associated Download button from the Download column.
  5. Once the download has completed to your computer, find the .zip folder of your download and extract the files:
    • For Mac computers: Simply right-click on the .zip folder and select 'Open', or just double-click the .zip file to extract your files.
    • For PC (Windows) computers: Right-click on the .zip folder and select 'Extract All', or open the .zip file by double-clicking on it, and select 'Extract All' from the top menu bar.
  6. Once the files are extracted, open iTunes (if you're on Windows) or Apple Music (if you're on a Mac) and connect your Apple device to your computer via USB.
  7. Use the following video guide for guidance on how to add your music files to your Apple device.
  8. On your Apple device, navigate to Apple Music and you should see your music files listed there where you placed them from the computer.

Answer for Android Devices:

  1. Using a computer (PC or Mac), open your browser and head to scientificsounds.com.
  2. Login to your account.
  3. Navigate to My Account > Account > Downloads.
  4. Select the product you wish to download, and click the associated Download button from the Download column.
  5. Once the download has completed to your computer, find the .zip folder of your download and extract the files:
    • For Mac computers: Simply right-click on the .zip folder and select 'Open', or just double-click the .zip file to extract your files.
    • For PC (Windows) computers: Right-click on the .zip folder and select 'Extract All', or open the .zip file by double-clicking on it, and select 'Extract All' from the top menu bar.
  6. Plug your Android device into your computer via USB.
  7. Once the files are extracted, open a second window or tab within File Explorer, and navigate to your connected mobile device from the menu on the left.
  8. Navigate your folders (this will be different for each mobile device) and find a music folder, or another folder you'd like to place your music files in.
  9. Select all the music files you wish to load onto your phone from the Download folder, simply copy them, navigate back to your mobile device folder in File Explorer, and paste them into the music folder or whichever folder you have chosen.
  10. On your phone, you should now see the music files listed under whatever music player app you enjoy using.
What file formats does Scientific Sound use?

What file formats does Scientific Sounds use?

At Scientific Sounds, we use FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) and ALAC (Apple Lossless Audio Codec) file formats for our soundtracks. We prioritize these formats over MP3 due to their superior audio quality and integrity, which is crucial for the effectiveness of our therapeutic tracks.

Why FLAC and ALAC Instead of MP3?

MP3 files employ a lossy compression technique that filters and removes parts of the audio frequency spectrum to reduce file size. While this makes MP3s smaller and more manageable, it also diminishes audio quality. This reduction in quality can significantly impact the effectiveness of brainwave entrainment and binaural beats incorporated into our tracks. Brainwave entrainment relies on precise audio frequencies to stimulate the brain effectively, and the MP3 format's frequency filtering can compromise this process, making it less effective for promoting relaxation, focus, and mental well-being.

Benefits of FLAC and ALAC:

  1. Lossless Compression:
    • Both FLAC and ALAC use lossless compression, which means they reduce file size without sacrificing any audio data. This ensures that the tracks retain their original quality, preserving the full range of frequencies and nuances intended by the sound engineers.
  2. High Fidelity:
    • With lossless formats, you get an exact replica of the original recording. This high fidelity is essential for therapeutic soundtracks, where every detail of the sound is crucial for achieving the desired mental and emotional effects.
  3. Enhanced Listening Experience:
    • The pristine audio quality provided by FLAC and ALAC enhances the overall listening experience. This is particularly beneficial for individuals seeking mental and emotional wellness, as well as professionals integrating sound therapy into their practices. The clarity and precision of the audio can significantly impact the effectiveness of the therapy.

By choosing FLAC and ALAC, Scientific Sounds ensures that our users receive the highest quality audio experience, optimizing the benefits of our scientifically-backed sound therapy tracks.