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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...
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What is Hypnosis?
Hypnosis refers to just about any situation where we respond to verbal suggestions in a particular special way. This involves a mentally very flexible condition where our imagination and fantasy are more free and more vivid. A series of instructions, called...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
Hypnosis, volition, and mind control.
5.1. Is the hypnotist in control of me? The exact nature of what we experience as 'will' or volition is anage-old philosophical problem that has yet to be resolved by brain scientistsor psychologists. Some aspects of hypnotic responding point out weaknesses...
Parapsychology >> Hypnosis
The word "Hypnosis" is derived form the Greek word "hypnos" meaning sleep, Although hypnosis is not sleep in fact quite the opposite. Hypnosis is a way of accessing the subconscious mind in a controlled and conscious way. There are many...
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Can anyone be hypnotized or only certain people? The search for the 'hypnotizability trait.'
4.1. Hypnotizability Using standardized induction scripts and classical induction techniques, somepeople are found to be markedly more hypnotizable than others. Aside from a requisite minimum intelligence for language and capacity to followinstructions, there...
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What is Subliminal Influence?
The term subliminal is technically archaic , though it is still in common use. The problem is that it is hopelessly bound to the concept of a well-defined sensory threshold, a concept made obsolete by the introduction of signal detection theory into...
Parapsychology >> Subliminal Persuasion
Evil Hypnosis
"Evil" hypnosis is what I call the popular view of hypnosis as something that is used by devious agencies or individuals to control people's minds surreptitiously. Mind control or behavior control are possible with hypnosis only temporarily, and...
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Josh Mandel voted for Marco Rubio despite campaign's suggestion to vote Kasich
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel voted for Marco Rubio on Friday afternoon, several hours after Rubio and his campaign suggested that Ohio supporters should vote for John Kasich to stop Donald Trump from winning Tuesday's Ohio Republican presidential ...
'Nut the (bleep) up' only a suggestion for these soft Bulls
Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg says his team needs to get tougher. (AP Photo/Eric Gay). Rick Morrissey · email.
'Turkey's suggestion is fair': Southeast Europe expert
Gerald Knaus: Turkey's suggestion is fair. But it would have to be carried out in accordance with Greek and EU-compatible laws.
Donald Trump walks back suggestion of paying legal fees for man accused of
Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump denied on Tuesday that he said he was looking into paying the legal fees for a man who is accused of punching a protester at one of Trump's rallies. "I didn't say that. I haven't looked at it yet.
Bataclan owners condemn Eagles of Death Metal frontman's suggestion their
The owners of the Bataclan in Paris have reacted angrily to the suggestion by Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes that its security guards were complicit in the massacre that left 89 concertgoers dead on 13 November 2015, calling his remarks ...

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