Hypnosis is a state o human consciousness involvin focused attention an reduced peripheral awaurness an an enhanced capacity tae respond tae suggestion. The term mey an aw refer tae an airt, skill, or act o inducin hypnosis.[1]

Hypnotic Séance (1887) bi Richard Bergh


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