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The origins of hypnosis

The concept of the hypnotic trance was born in the 18th century, with the notorious German physican Franz Mesmer

Mesmer claimed th...

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Hypnosis: What is it, and does it work?

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Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews has defined hypnosis as a kind of top-down regulation of conscious awareness, a process in which “mental representations […] override

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Hypnosis involves two main elements: induction and suggestions.

  • Hypnotic induction is the first ...

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Some people are also more “suggestible” than others

Neuroimaging techniques have shown that highly suggestible people exhibit higher activity l...

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Hypnosis is about attention and concentration

Many studies link hypnosis specifically to cognitive processes and describe it as “a phenomenon involving attentive receptive

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Increasingly, self-hypnosis and techniques of hypnotic suggestion have picked up steam as “life hacks.” Self-hypnosis techniques can be used as a shortcut for achieving relaxation ...

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