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Not Getting Sleepy? Why Hypnosis Doesn't Work for All, Stanford University School of Medicine Study  
10/4/2012 7:26:05 AM

Not everyone is able to be hypnotized, and new research from the Stanford University School of Medicine shows how the brains of such people differ from those who can easily be. The study, published in the October issue of Archives of General Psychiatry, uses data from functional and structural magnetic resonance imaging to identify how the areas of the brain associated with executive control and attention tend to have less activity in people who cannot be put into a hypnotic trance.