“Yes, it’s a physical atrophying of the whole sensory system.”
I don’t know if the research Joseph Chilton Pearce refers to in this interview at the always mind-bending Rat Haus has been satisfactorily verified.
But, I have long wondered about the differentials in cognitive abilities that became evident to me during the period when part of my job was to interview entry level retail clerks. It was, to say the least, very depressing to comprehend what a high school diploma was evidence for. Present company excepted!
Waking Up to the Holographic Heart. Starting over with Education
Joseph Chilton Pearce (1998) courtesy ratical.org