Questions tagged [hypnotism]

the study or practice of hypnosis.

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Did this hypnotist accidentally leave participants 'in a trance'?

Is this just a lazy publicity stunt (intended or otherwise)? "Hypnotist's Mishap Leaves People In Trance" Via Sky News I'm sceptical of hypnosis, but haven't seen anything definitive either way.
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Can chickens be hypnotized by drawing a line in front of them?

It's commonly said that if you hold a chicken's beak to the ground and draw a straight line in front of it, it will stare at the line and not move. There's no shortage of footage on youtube to prove ...
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Does hypnosis have a 93% recovery rate after 6 sessions?

This blog seems to be the origin of a quote that has been widely copy-pasted by many hypnotherapists: American Health Magazine reported the following findings from a recent study. • ...
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Did Dave Elman contribute to an open heart surgery with hypnosis as the only anesthetic?

Colonel H.L. Elman (Dave's son): Among my father's many accomplishments, one that I treasure is the story of the man who was too weak for ANY of the many kinds of anesthesia drugs available in the ...
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Has hypnotism been used to enhance memory?

Has hypnotism been used to enhance memory? For example if I go to my friend's house, I may forget it's details like how many steps does there have or what color was it's door! This is my conscious ...
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Can hypnosis increase breast size?

Dr Mark Griffiths Blog Also in 1977, Dr. Richard Willard published a study in the American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis. Using a slightly different technique to the previously published studies ...
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Is listening to hypnosis tracks dangerous while driving?

I've been listening to hypnosis tracks on spotify recently. Example (warning: Spotify). Almost all of these tracks start with a disclaimer telling you not to listen to the track while driving or ...
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Can hypnosis music improve your quality of life?

I found sites like this one, offering "hypnosis music" which they claim can lead to a life-change. The sole objective of this site is to bring you FREE hypnosis mp3 downloads to help you uplift ...