MetaBrain Chatbot with Lie-Detection Wearable
At MetaBrain, we subscribe to the belief that human behavior is intricately linked to our learned experiences, often operating beneath the surface of our conscious awareness. Drawing upon insights from neuroscience, it becomes clear that our actions, thoughts, and emotions are not consciously chosen but instead triggered by external situations.
Fundamentally, our behavior is steered by deeply ingrained reactive patterns, which we refer to as mindsets residing in our unconscious as succinct, ready-to-execute instructions. These can be as primal as “run,” “fight,” “flight,” or “freeze, which produces a quick reaction (for safety).” A similar mechanism governs our responses to various situations, whether they are perceived as threatening or benign. The crux of the MetaBrain solution revolves around the *transformation of these mindsets to alter our automatic reactions.
This is where the patent-pending. MetaBrain Chatbot plays a pivotal role, meticulously designed to discern the foundational mindset behind undesired thoughts, emotions, or behaviors and facilitate the transition to a personally selected one. Our approach involves the utilization of a lie-detection wearable to validate the correlation between a specific thought, feeling, or behavior and the mindset underpinning it. This process of validation empowers precise adjustments, effectively ushering in a shift from one mindset to another.
To illustrate this process, consider the example of shifting from an old mindset of “I worry all the time” to a new mindset of “I worry very little.” Even a slight adjustment like this, achieved through understanding the underlying reasons, can have a profound impact. These reasons often trace back to past experiences, such as observing a family member’s chronic worrying or receiving messages like “Be cautious, something bad might happen,” leading to incessant worry. This learned behavior can become debilitating as days are consumed by ruminating over potential dangers that may or may not materialize. However, by making a small shift in mindset, this behavior can be effectively halted. This is the essence of what MetaBrain strives for – empowering individuals to *purposefully modify their mindsets in alignment with their desired outcomes, transcending the limitations they may have inherited, no matter where they originated.
Furthermore, it is imperative to delve beneath the surface of behavioral reactions to uncover the core reasons behind them. This is where the MetaBrain Chatbot process, guided by its wearable device that measures brainwaves, excels. It acts as a personal lie detector, aiding individuals in navigating the brain’s natural defenses that protect these deeply rooted mindsets.
Revisiting the example of incessant worrying, this behavior typically stems from underlying beliefs such as “I’ll get caught,” “I’m a fraud,” or “I’m the problem.” Through the MetaBrain process, these beliefs can be unlearned and replaced, transforming a mindset from, “I’m a fraud” into “I am genuine.”
While this process may sound straightforward, it is not. The brain is naturally wired to resist change, primarily as a safety mechanism. This innate resistance often keeps people stuck in unhelpful patterns, preventing them from embracing change. Only by introducing a new, more appealing alternative that the brain deems as advantageous will it relinquish its grip on deeply ingrained mindsets.
The MetaBrain approach recognizes that the brain has a propensity to conceal its inner workings, owing to our inability to consciously engage our unconscious mind. This innate cognitive resistance raises the question of whether we should indeed shift our automatic reactive thought patterns and responses. Our unequivocal answer is “yes.” We firmly believe that not only do we have the right to do so, but we also bear the responsibility to take control of our automated reactions. This perspective is rooted in the notion that we are constantly bombarded with messaging that shapes our reactions, often without our conscious consent.
For instance, we absorb fear and anxiety from news reports of mass shootings, which compel us to exercise caution in public places. Simultaneously, social media exposes our children to comparisons that make them feel “not good enough.” While it’s important to acknowledge that education and positive new experiences can contribute significantly to the process of unlearning and relearning mindsets, our primary focus is on shifting counter-productive mindsets to empowering ones.
In this context, having the ability to manage and shift mindsets that trigger our automated reactions becomes essential for leading fulfilling lives, evolving into better individuals, and making positive contributions to society. Many highly successful individuals attribute their achievements to their empowering mindsets, and now, this opportunity is available for everyone to cultivate such mindsets.
We encourage you to explore the MetaBrain model of mindset shifting. You will be amazed by the transformative potential that lies within your own mindsets, waiting for your conscious choice to unlock them.
*The process is found in CBT and is known as Cognitive Restructuring