There was already in the 80s and 90s some pioneer work that found relative shifts in activity amongst high hypnotizables
from the left to right parieto-occipital areas, along with an increase in theta (Crawford, Clark, & Kitner-Triolo, 1988; Unestahl & Blundzen, 1996).
subjects, on the other hand, are hyposensitive to emotional threats, and therefore are at greater risk of dysregulation of the parasympathetic nervous system.
As a clinician, I am not on the line to get someone in a trance; my goal is simply to see how hypnotizable
the person is, and then work with whatever capacity he or she happens to have.
And a recent study has shown that those on whom acupuncture is successfully used as anesthesia in surgery are invariably the most hypnotizable
A problem with all these studies is that when they followed the design described earlier of comparing low and high hypnotizable
groups, these and further subdivisions left a very small number of participants in the final comparison groups.
EEG asymmetry and heart rate during experience of hypnotic analgesia in high and low hypnotizables
People who find themselves engrossed in a best seller even while the television is blaring, or swept away by a movie and losing track of time, are likely to be quite hypnotizable
The highly hypnotizable
person: Theoretical, experimental, and clinical issues.
54) For example, the highly hypnotizable
patient can frequently control nausea and vomiting by hallucinating the taste of orange or mint and dissociating from negative environmental cues.
Before the test, the volunteers had participated in sessions with a professional hypnotist who identified half of them as easily hypnotizable
Furthermore, despite the similarities between ganzfeld and hypnosis there is no guarantee that all of those who are highly hypnotizable
will be also highly responsive to ganzfeld.
Phobic patients have been shown to be, on average, more hypnotizable