Hypnosis, memory, and frontal executive functioning.

@article{Farvolden2004HypnosisMA,
  title={Hypnosis, memory, and frontal executive functioning.},
  author={Peter Farvolden and Erik Z. Woody},
  journal={The International journal of clinical and experimental hypnosis},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={3-26}
}
According to the dissociated-control hypothesis forwarded by Woody and Bowers (1994), the effects of hypnosis are consistent with attenuated frontal lobe functioning. The present study was designed to compare the performance of participants with high and low hypnotic ability on a variety of memory tasks thought to be sensitive to frontal lobe functioning, as well as some control memory tasks not considered to be sensitive to such functioning. Results generally indicated that participants with… CONTINUE READING
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