Innumerable movies have adopted misleading usage of hypnosis techniques to bestow a confusing image on the audience's minds. Thus, a lay man imagines hypnosis as a kind of brain washing and mind controlling procedure.
Some Old Facts on Hypnosis
For many, hypnosis is dangerous as it erases the entire stored memory of the subject. Thus, it is misunderstood to causes unlimited amount of potential damage. Just like black magic, hypnosis was considered repulsive and dangerous. Hypnotists were neither given due respect and were always scrutinized with suspicion. Since, there was no scientific research done on this subject, it grew quite difficult to convince the crowd.
The Actual Fundamentals
Well, no doubt, all these misconceptions are trash. The difference between the reel life and the real life are phenomenal. Hypnosis is a trance or sleep inducing procedure, which functions on the fundamentals of auto suggestions. Though, hypnosis is carried out in a flawlessly controlled environment and does not effect the subject's life, they have been used by scientists to create the following circumstances of:
* Memory loses
* False memories
The Changing Scenario
With the advent of science and technology, even the field of hypnosis has attained its share of transformation. Hypnosis recordings like hypnotherapy CDs, hypnotherapy tapes and self help CDs have played a pivotal role in gaining the trust of the hypnosis illiterate populace,
These tools have not only sharpened the reasoning skills of those interested in hypnosis and its nitty- gritties, but have also increased the investment and funding for various needed researches in this field. This has lead to better understanding and knowledge. Hence, now several documentaries and short films comprising of three to four episodes are frequently telecasted on Television often to reveal the facts like:
* The real nature of hypnosis and the working of the subconscious mind
* The ways of practicing hypnosis as well as its various tools
* Real opinions and expressions of those who have undergone hypnosis
* The infinite fields in which this scientific method is used
By Lilia Wee phd
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