Naish, Peter L. N.
|DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link:||http://doi.org/10.1016/j.concog.2009.10.003|
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Participants of low and high hypnotic susceptibility were tested on a temporal order judgement task, both with and without hypnosis. Judgements were made of the order of presentation of light flashes appearing in first one hemi-field then the other. There were differences in the inter-stimulus intervals required accurately to report the order, depending upon which hemi-field led. This asymmetry was most marked in hypnotically susceptible participants and reversed when they were hypnotised. This implies not only that brain activity changes in hypnosis, but also that there is a difference in brain function between people of low and high hypnotic susceptibility. The latter exhibited a faster-acting left hemisphere in the waking state, but faster right when hypnotised.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Copyright Holders:||2010 Elsevier Inc.|
|Keywords:||hypnosis; hemispheric asymmetry; temporal order judgement; global–local;|
|Academic Unit/Department:||Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS) > Psychology
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (FASS)
|Interdisciplinary Research Centre:||Biomedical Research Network (BRN)|
|Depositing User:||Peter Naish|
|Date Deposited:||04 Jan 2010 10:46|
|Last Modified:||02 Aug 2016 13:35|
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