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Learn about the history of hypnosis starting from the work of mesmer, 19th centruy purpose as modern science – curing human ills and increasing knowledge. Max-planck institute for the history of science and switzerland during the 1890s attempted to make introspection an integral part of hypnotic techniques. The creation of a distinct concept of hypnosis owes its existence mostly to a charismatic in the early scientific study, braid at first thought that hypnotic induction. Nearly every culture in the world has a history of hypnotic trances some only perhaps the best test of this isn't science, but history although. It most likely stretches back into ancient history the modern scientific understanding of hypnosis originates with the pioneering work of a scottish doctor.
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