What is a Suggestion? The Neuroscience of Implicit Processing Heuristics in Therapeutic Hypnosis and Psychotherapy

  title={What is a Suggestion? The Neuroscience of Implicit Processing Heuristics in Therapeutic Hypnosis and Psychotherapy},
  author={E. Rossi and K. Rossi},
  journal={American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis},
  pages={267 - 281}
  • E. Rossi, K. Rossi
  • Published 2007
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis
  • Abstract Neuroscience and bioinformatics research on activity-dependent gene expression and brain plasticity in memory and learning are used to reconceptualize a fundamental question of therapeutic hypnosis, “What is a suggestion?” John Kihlstrom's cognitive-behavioral perspective of implicit (unconscious) and explicit (conscious) memory and Eric Kandel's Nobel Prize winning neurobiological research are integrated for a 30-year update of Milton H. Erickson's “neuro-psycho-physiology” of… CONTINUE READING
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