Has Hypnosis Finally Been Vindicated by Neuroscience? (via @NYMag)

Has Hypnosis Finally Been Vindicated by Neuroscience? Hypnotizability … is modestly correlated with absorption, a personality construct reflecting a disposition to enter states of narrowed or expanded attention and a blurring of boundaries between oneself and the object of perception,” writes John F. Kihlstrom, a psychologist at the University of California, Berkeley, in a 2013 paper in Cortex. “Absorption, in turn, is related to ‘openness to experience,’ one of the ‘Big Five” dimensions of personality.” Continue reading Has Hypnosis Finally Been Vindicated by Neuroscience? (via @NYMag)

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