Neuroscientists say that hypnosis could actually help you focus better

Among different crowds, hypnosis can have a reputation ranging from goofy and gimmicky to outright spooky. But regardless of what you think, neuroscience is now showing it has a noticeable effect on the brain. Research from Stanford University shows that hypnosis actually changes the way blood flows to different areas of the brain. According to a study published (paywall) in Cerebral Cortex on Thursday (July 28), these patterns of activation indicate that patients who are hypnotized are better able to focus on a single task without worrying about their surroundings. Hypnosis is a “state of relaxed focus,” according to the American Association of Professional Hypnotherapists. David Spiegel, a psychologist at Stanford and lead author of the paper, describes it as the feeling of living in the moment without feeling self-conscious…


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