Hypnosis and top-down regulation of consciousness - Devin Terhune

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A remarkable feature of the human brain is its ability to translate internal mental representations into perceptual states. One of the most striking instances of such top-down regulation is the phenomenon of hypnosis, in which verbal suggestions are capable of creating pronounced changes in the contents of consciousness. Following specific suggestions, responsive individuals are able to experience alterations in a diverse array of psychological functions and thus hypnotic suggestion has consider.

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