An American new age author, Dr. Patrick Flanagan invented the Neurophone, an electronic nervous system excitation device that transmits sound through the skin directly to the brain. A world-renowned scientist, inventor and philanthropist, Dr. Patrick Flanagan has invented a series of useful devices and products based on water in and specific mineral structures in the area of health since 1981. Discovering his passions at an early age, he first developed and sold a guided missile detector to the U.S. Military at age 11. In his adult life, he went on to work for a think tank at the Pentagon as well as a consultant to the NSA, CIA, NASA, Tufts University and more. Best known for his invention of the neurophone, Flanagan continues to improve on his design, which is currently sold as an aid to speed learning. The invention earned him a profile in Life magazine, which called him a ?unique, mature and inquisitive scientist.?