See Clearly: Suggestion, Hypnosis, Attention, and Visual Acuity

@article{Raz2004SeeCS,
  title={See Clearly: Suggestion, Hypnosis, Attention, and Visual Acuity},
  author={A. Raz and Gerald P Marinoff and Zohar R. Zephrani and Heather R. Schweizer and M. Posner},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis},
  year={2004},
  volume={52},
  pages={159 - 187}
}
  • A. Raz, Gerald P Marinoff, +2 authors M. Posner
  • Published 2004
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
  • Some reports claim that positive suggestion (e.g., using hypnosis) can significantly improve visual acuity (e.g., in myopes). Based on behavioral, neurocognitive, and ophthalmological findings, the authors provide a critical account to review and challenge some of these data. While acknowledging the relative merits of hypnosis for investigating visual phenomena, an array of arguments converges to propose caveats to the apparent influence suggestion can exert on visual acuity. The authors argue… CONTINUE READING
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