V2K: The Microwave Auditory Effect

V2K: The Microwave Auditory Effect

Voice-to-skull or V2K technology is generally the stuff of paranoid government conspiracies, and yet the microwave auditory effect is very real. In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe consider the military and commercial applications for what some people call microwave telepathy.

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Outside Content:

Microwave ray gun controls crowds with noise (New Scientist)

The Microwave Scream Inside Your Skull (WIRED)

Sharing Their Demons on the Web (NYT)

Topics in this Podcast: sound, psychology, microwave, neuroscience