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The documents shed light on the CIA's vextensive behavior-control projects, including work by McGill University's Ewen Cameron, who brainwashed patients with agency funding in Montreal. But many records had already been destroyed. Still other files remain locked away to this day.
Mind Control Victims to Have Their Day in Court
“There are about 200 people still due compensation,” he said. “This judgment should send out strong signals to the Canadian government. Those who have previously missed out should have a strong case for appealing.”
Using techniques similar to those portrayed in the celebrated novel the Manchurian Candidate, it was believed that people could be brainwashed and reprogrammed to carry out specific acts.
Cameron developed a range of depatterning “treatments” while director of the Allan Memorial Institute at McGill University.
«L'étude est toujours en cours, souligne de Dr Brunet. On est à la recherche de participants.» (Les personnes intéressées peuvent appeler au 514-761-6131 #2368).
Still other files remain locked away to this day.
Propranolol isn't the only memory-muting agent being tested. Another is the antibiotic D-cycloserine, which is being used in conjunction with what's called extinction learning, according to Brunet.
"Let's say you were involved in a bad car accident with a red truck. The colour red will remind you of the car accident. That's fear conditioning. If I present the colour red over and over again, and nothing bad happens, at first it will remind you of your trauma. But eventually it will only very remotely remind you of your trauma. That's extinction learning."
Originally posted by MemoryShock
Not necessarily, lunatic....combine a complex description/topic with a myriad of unrelated topics usually equals....confusion!!..Which usually leads to disinterest...
Originally posted by GradyPhilpottThese medications are being studied to help diminish the effects of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and if you have any knowledge of PTSD, you know that the very fact that medical treatments are being sought indicates that PTSD is now considered to be a real medical condition.
Originally posted by Byrd
That was exactly my first thought -- that it could help soldiers returning from Iraq. But it MIGHT be better than a lifetime of nightmares.