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Brain Activity and Functional Connectivity Associated with Hypnosis

Hypnosis has proven clinical utility, yet changes in brain activity underlying the hypnotic state have not yet been fully identified. Previous research suggests that hypnosis is associated with decreased default mode network (DMN) activity and that high hypnotizability is associated with greater functional connectivity between the executive control network (ECN) and the salience network (SN). […]

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How to Triple What You Can Remember

How to Triple What You Can Remember. People can forget things they were paying attention to just one second later, unless… Memory has to be ‘turned on’ in order to remember even the simplest details, a new study finds. When not expecting to be tested, people can forget information just one second after paying attention […]

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To Hypnotize or Un-hypnotize

TO HYPNOTIZE OR UN-HYPNOTIZE? Jane Ann Covington © October 21, 1997, Edited Jane Ann Covington © July 30, 2009   TO HYPNOTIZE OR UN-HYPNOTIZE? People find hypnosis a fascinating subject. Most have developed a lot of assumptions and sometimes fears about what hypnosis is and how it works, in addition to what it can or […]

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Could You Be Hypnotized into Better Sleep?

By Robert Rosenberg, DO Published Jun 25, 2014 The place of hypnosis in sleep medicine has been a subject of debate for many years. A few studies have shown its usefulness in conditions such as nightmares, sleep terrors, bedwetting, sleepwalking, and insomnia. However, few if any of these studies have been based upon anything other […]

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Teens Who Get Little Sleep, Are Glued To Digital Devices And Don’t Exercise Could Face Psychiatric Risks

It may not come as too much of a surprise that more teens who use substances experience mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression, than people who don’t engage in those activities. But a new study has identified some other, more innocuous-seeming lifestyle habits that also seem to raise psychiatric risks. Researchers from the […]

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Hypnosis in The News: Perceived lack of love leads to anxiety in adults, advises The Surrey Institute of Clinical Hypnotherapy

In a hypnotherapy for anxiety study released today, out of 100 anxiety clients, 81% reported a lack of parental love in childhood. Part of this study looked at whether or not there was any link between lack of parental love in childhood and anxiety in later life. The Surrey Institute of Clinical Hypnotherapy examined 100 of its […]

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