An assessment of contextual mediation in trance states of shamanic journeys.

@article{Houran1997AnAO,
  title={An assessment of contextual mediation in trance states of shamanic journeys.},
  author={James Houran and Rense Lange and M Crist-Houran},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  year={1997},
  volume={85 1},
  pages={59-65}
}
30 experiences of shamanic journeys derived from Harner (1990) were analyzed based on a recent coding scheme for contextual variables proposed by Lange, Houran, Harte, and Havens. Consistent with previous research, the experiential content of the trances was quite consistent with the content of the available contextual variables, and embedded cues in particular (r = .68, p < .001). As predicted, trance states of shamanic journeys are sufficiently structured to suppress contextual effects on the… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…