How to use Hypnotism in a sentence
The physiological derangement which is the basis of the abeyance of volition may, if hypnotism be profound, pass into more widespread derangement, exhibiting itself as the hypnotic lethargy.
The physiology of this group of "states" is, as regards the real understanding of their production, eminently vague (see also Hypnotism).
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Could we assume that there is in the adult man reflex machinery which is of higher order than the merely spinal, which employs much more complex motor mechanisms than they, and is connected with a much wider range of sense organs; and could we assume that this reflex machinery, although usually associated in its action with memorial and volitional processes, may in certain circumstances be sundered from these latter and unattendant on them - may in fact continue in work when the higher processes are at a standstill - then we might imagine a condition resembling that of the somnambulistic and cataleptic states of hypnotism.
During a show staged for fellow inmates, he managed a mass hypnotism of the warders.Advertisement
What you have to focus on is the ' rules ' behind the actual hypnotism (or relaxing mind programming ).
Much of his work used hypnotism to uncover the unconscious mind.
This may involve hypnotism, drugs, psychological pressure, blackmail or other inducements which undermine your free will.
A few have no desire whatever to lose their symptoms and have merely agreed to try hypnotism to please their friends or relations.
Now I think, we have a rough outline of how the mind works; at least sufficient to practice hypnotism.Advertisement
He later abandoned hypnotism in favor of free association and dream analysis in developing what is now known as " the talking cure.
The cataleptiform state induced by hypnotism comes on gradually.
Even members of the audience watching exhibitions of stage hypnotism can be influenced.
The climax of the afternoon was a highly practical session on hypnotism by Andrew Newton, a famous stage hypnotist.
Topics covered include phrenology, mesmerism and hypnotism, Freudian psychoanalysis, IQ testing, cognitive sciences and evolutionary psychology.Advertisement
It should be noted that expectations favourable to the new idea had already been created by the interest in mesmerism and the phenomena of hypnotic trance (see Hypnotism), widely diffused at this time both in America and Europe.
Resorting to hypnotism as an alternative method of treatment to restore his voice, Cayce entered a trance and then described the correct medical treatment for his condition.
He then gave himself up to philosophical work, especially in connexion with the phenomena of hypnotism and occultism from the modern psychological standpoint.
From the psychological point of view all these different kinds of faith healing, as indeed all kinds of mind cure, including those of Christian Science and hypnotism, depend on suggestion.
The superstitious associations of crystal-gazing, as of hypnotism, appear to bar the way to official scientific investigation, and the fluctuating proficiency of the seers, who cannot command success, or determine the causes and conditions of success and failure, tends in the same direction.Advertisement
He also devoted much attention to the study of obscure morbid conditions like hysteria, especially in relation to hypnotism; indeed, it is in connexion with his investigation into the phenomena and results of the latter that his name is popularly known.
This is the cataleptic state, the phase of hypnotism which the phenomena of so-called "animal hypnotism" resemble most.
But a potent - according to some, the most potent - factor in hypnotism, namely, suggestion, is unrepresented in the production of so-called animal hypnotism.
In many instances hypnotism seems to establish quickly reactions similar to such as usually result only from long and closely attentive practice.
Two theories of a physiological nature have been proposed to account for the separation of the complex reactions of these conditions of hypnotism from volition and from memory.Advertisement
Proposals have been made to employ hypnotism as a method of producing anaesthesia for surgical purposes, but there are two grave objections to such employment.