State of Hypnosis

15-11-2017 12:17 AM | slate | 4 similar news

It was on this day in 1841 that a Scottish surgeon named James Braid first witnessed a public demonstration of what he would later name hypnosis. You may use the comment thread on this page to discuss the legacy of this early champion of mesmerism, or to pursue other points of off-topic, freewheeling discourse. (read more)

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