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Hypnosis Experts Cast Doubt on Famous Psychological Experiments

Hypnosis Experts Cast Doubt on Famous Psychological Experiments Simon Makin Psychology has taken some hits in recent years—most famously in the form of the “replication crisis.” Multiple failures to reproduce high-profile findings prompted a reexamination of methods that can inadvertently generate apparently significant findings that are actually just statistical artifacts. Now a new challenge has…

Hypnosis Can Cure Lying But not Lack of Ambition

Hypnosis Can Cure Lying But not Lack of Ambition

Hypnosis Can Cure Lying But not Lack of Ambition Scientific American “Dr. John D. Quackenbos, of Columbia University, has long been engaged in experiments in using hypnotic suggestion for the correction of moral infirmities and defects such as kleptomania, the drink habit, and in children habits of lying and petty thieving. Dr. Quackenbos says, ‘I…