Here is how Wikipedia explains binaural beats:
Binaural beats or binaural tones are auditory processing artifacts, that is, apparent sounds, the perception of which arises in the brain independent of physical stimuli… binaural beats may influence the brain in more subtle ways through the entrainment of brainwaves and can be used to produce relaxation and other health benefits.
Binaural beat stimulation has been used fairly extensively to induce a variety of states of consciousness, there has been some work done in regards to the effects of these stimuli on relaxation, focus, attention, and states of consciousness.
Steve also explains it on his blog:
The theory behind binaural beats is that if you apply slightly different frequency sine waves to each ear, a beating affect is created in the brain itself, due to the brain’s internal wiring. If, in the presence of these tones, you relax and let your mind go, your mind will naturally synchronize with the beat frequency. In this way it is possible to tune the frequency of your brain waves to particular frequencies that you have selected, using of the four bands: Delta: deep sleep, Theta: dreaming and intuitive stuff, Alpha: awake, focused inside, and Beta: awake, focused outside.
To be honest, binaural beats is something new to me, but there are numerous studies about it.
In Steve’s program, every month the members will get:
- 3 binaural beat audios, around 30 minutes in length
- 1 e-book related to improving the quality of life
- 1 guided meditation audio, interlaced with binaural beats
All of them will be mailed directly to the inbox.
The program currently costs $15 a month. You can read more about it on its site.