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Can hypnosis retrieve memories?

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Can hypnosis retrieve memories?

Hypnosis:

Hypnosis can be defined in two ways. Some state that it is a form of altered consciousness; suggesting that there is a change in one's normal mental state. Others define it as a state of altered attention and expectations; refocusing one's attention.

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To say hypnosis can retrieve memories is a difficult question to answer. Technically speaking, no hypnosis cannot retrieve memories. Hypnosis is a...

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Altered States of Consciousness: Meditation & Hypnosis

from Psychology 101: Intro to Psychology

Chapter 4 / Lesson 5
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