A hypnotist tells a subject that their outstretched arm will begin to rise upward as though tied to an invisible balloon. To their astonishment, the subject’s arm rises just as suggested, and seemingly without their intention. While it may appear as though the subject is being controlled by the hypnotist, it is well established that nobody can be hypnotised against their will. Hypnosis therefore seems to present a paradox; to respond to a hypnotic suggestion that your arm will move is to voluntarily perform an apparently involuntarily action.
Posted: 9/2/2016 2:00:07 PM Reads: 160 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: blog.oup.com Category: Hypnosis
"I hope this study will demonstrate that hypnosis is a real neurobiological phenomenon that deserves attention," Spiegel said. "We haven't been using our brains as well as we can. It's like an app on your iPhone you haven't used before, and it gets your iPhone to do all these cool things you didn't know it could do."
Posted: 7/28/2016 9:03:53 PM Reads: 134 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: consumer.healthday.com Category: Hypnosis
When all other parenting styles become ineffectivve, hypnotism may take their place, a professional claims. Introducing, hypno-parenting.
Posted: 7/23/2016 7:15:26 PM Reads: 141 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.parentherald.com Category: Hypnosis
I went into the past-life regression session a sceptic – after watching an ex-con come out with tears in his eyes, I didn't know what to think.
Posted: 6/18/2016 2:32:47 PM Reads: 197 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: www.vice.com Category: Hypnosis
Judging by the number of similar stories we’ve read about in the local news, hypnotism is not only a real thing, it is also a highly effective tool that can be used by criminals to convince people to hand over their belongings without a fight.
Posted: 6/17/2016 11:52:59 AM Reads: 125 Submitted By: 0x6a656666 Source: jakarta.coconuts.co Category: Hypnosis
The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has found that the segment broadcast on the program, A Current Affair, in September last year was designed to induce a hypnotic state in viewers.
Posted: 8/24/2009 12:00:00 AM Reads: 412 Submitted By: Medieval Source: naturalplane.blogspot.com Category: Hypnosis
CALL it a New Age phenomenon or just trickery played on a gullible public, but the rise of interest in all things involving hypnotism and psychics has brought the idea of regression to the forefront of therapies designed to help people cope with modern living.
Posted: 4/6/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 424 Submitted By: clayroy Source: news.scotsman.com Category: Hypnosis
In more than a dozen studies over the last decade, men and women of various ages demonstrated they could learn to fall into a hypnotic trance more easily and deeply.
Posted: 1/6/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 471 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.latimes.com Category: Hypnosis