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The brain, the mind and hypnosis What is the difference between the brain and the mind? I guess that most people wouldn’t really give much thought to this question. However, when we come to consider the effects of our thoughts, feelings and behaviours, then the difference becomes more significant. So what is your brain? Your brain is a visible and tangible part of your body and is the physical element of your thoughts.  The brain is made up of billions of neurons (nerve cells) that control your every thought, emotion, behaviour and movement and does this through a series of...

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The conscious mind, the subconscious mind and hypnosis Where does the idea of the conscious mind and the subconscious mind come from? The concept of there being a number of mind states became popularised as a result of the work of the eminent Austrian neurologist and psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud in the early 1900’s. Freud theorised that as human beings, the way we consciously view ourselves is basically a delusion and what really motivates us is stored in a deeper part of our minds, known as the unconscious and of which we have no conscious awareness Initially Freud considered there were...

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