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What is hypnotic trance? Does it provide unusual physical or mental capacities?
2.1 'Trance;' descriptive or misleading? Most of the classical notions of hypnosis have long held that hypnosis was special in some way from other types of interpersonal communication and that an induction (preparatory process considered by some to be...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Hypnosis: A Selected Bibliography
Index of bibliography sections Selected Periodicals (14 entries) Edited Overviews of General Theories of Hypnosis (5 entries) Specific Topics Related to Research into Hypnosis. General single-author overviews, non-special-state views, social andexperimental...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Egyptian Afterlife
Ancient Egyptian's have left us several texts concerning the immortal part of a human that continues to exist through all time, independent of the material body. Because of the overwhelming pervasiveness of Christianity in modern American society we tend to...
Religions >> Egyptian

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Brain game: Wachowski brothers – now sisters – challenge our perception of reality
Rene Descartes uses the thought experiment of an all-powerful demon who deceives us by manufacturing a total illusion that we take to be the external world. This is sometime updated by contemporary philosophers with the “brain-in-the-jar” argument that ...
Descartes' servant girl fleshed out, but author makes her hard to like
This novel takes the little that's known about Helena Jans van der Strom, the servant girl who bore philosopher Rene Descartes a daughter, and weaves it into a full-blown story; real characters mixed with fictional ones.
Barrangou Wins Warren Alpert Foundation Prize
Jane Eyre and the Invention of the Self
The art that shows what goes on deep in the human brain
The next image, of a dissected brain, was drawn by the French philosopher and scientist Rene Descartes. "We wanted to tease out the voices which have talked about consciousness," says Sargent. "He's known as the father of dualism - the idea that we are ...

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