It is true that hypnosis can achieve all sorts of fascinating effects. Amongst other things, people can:
But much of what many people believe about hypnosis is total and utter rubbish. Here are 8 very common myths:
Myth 1: Only the mentally weak can be hypnotised.
This isn’t true. In fact the exact reverse is probably truer. The higher your intelligence and the stronger your self-control, the more easily you are hypnotised.
That’s because entering a hypnotic trance is all about concentrating, so people with mental health problems can find it difficult.
However finding it hard to enter a hypnotic state doesn’t mean there’s anything wrong with you. People naturally vary in how susceptible they are to hypnosis. Studies have shown that around 30% of people are relatively resistant to being hypnotised. Although, with effort, the state can usually be achieved, eventually. Continue reading.
Originally posted on Psyblog.
All postings on the NEWS page are made purely for information and interest. I do not endorse or denounce any of them but find them all very interesting. I leave it up to you to decide if what you read will work for you.