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Hypnosis and meditation : Towards an integrative science of conscious planes.

Author: Amir Raz; Michael Lifshitz
Publisher: Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Research over the past decade has helped to demystify hypnosis and meditation, bringing these practices into scientific and clinical mainstream. This book provides a synthesis of knowledge on these topics, providing a valuable resource and paving the way to unified science of how attention influences states of brain, body, and consciousness.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Raz, Amir.
Hypnosis and meditation : Towards an integrative science of conscious planes.
Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amir Raz; Michael Lifshitz
ISBN: 9780191076909 0191076902 9780191820328 0191820326
OCLC Number: 983738893
Description: 1 online resource (497 pages)
Contents: Cover; Foreword; Janet Gyatso; Foreword; Irving Kirsch; Contents; Contributors; Plates; Part 1 Introduction; 1 Contemplative experience in context; Michael Lifshitz; Part 2 Philosophical, historical, and cultural perspectives; 2 Thinking about trance over a century; Anne Harrington; 3 Visualization as mental cultivation; Thupten Jinpa; 4 Transforming experience through the meditation and ritual of Chod; Quinton Deeley; 5 Varieties of tulpa experiences; Samuel Veissière; Part 3 Similarities and differences; 6 Hypnosis and meditation: a neurophenomenological comparison. Jelena Markovic and Evan Thompson7 Hypnosis as self-deception; meditation as self-insight ; Zoltan Dienes, Peter Lush, Rebecca Semmens-Wheeler, Jim Parkinson, Ryan Scott, and Peter Naish; 8 Hypnosis and mindfulness: experiential and neurophysiological relationships; Jason M. Thompson, Lynn C. Waelde, Kálmán Tisza, and David Spiegel; 9 Meditation: Some kind of (self- )hypnosis?; Charles T. Tart; 10 Toward a science of internal experience; Vince Polito and Michael H. Connors; Part 4 Cognitive mechanisms; 11 Increasing cognitive-emotional flexibility with meditation and hypnosis. Kieran C.R. Fox, Yoona Kang, Michael Lifshitz, and Kalina Christoff12 Mind wandering and meta-awareness in hypnosis and meditation; Benjamin W. Mooneyham and Jonathan W. Schooler; 13 Reformulating the mindfulness construct ; John Vervaeke and Leonardo Ferraro; 14 Absorption in hypnotic trance and meditation; Ulrich Ott; Part 5 Neural underpinnings; 15 Toward comprehensive neurophenomenological research in hypnosis and meditation; Etzel Cardeña; 16 Influencing conflict in the human brain by changing brain states; Yi-Yuan Tang and Michael I. Posner. 17 A unified theory of hypnosis and meditation states: the interoceptive predictive coding approachGraham A. Jamieson; 18 Hypnosis, hypnotic suggestibility, and meditation: an integrative review of the associated brain regions and networks; William Jonathan McGeown; Part 6 Clinical applications; 19 Suggesting mindfulness: reflections on the uneasy relationship between mindfulness and hypnosis; Michael D. Yapko; 20 Self-transformation through hypnosis and mindfulness meditation; Norman A.S. Farb; 21 Meditative and hypnotic analgesia; Fadel Zeidan and Joshua A. Grant. 22 Hypnosis and mindfulness meditation: a psychoanalytic perspectiveTony Toneatto and Erin Courtice; 23 When worlds combine: synthesizing hypnosis, mindfulness, and acceptance-based approaches to psychotherapy and smoking cessation; Steven Jay Lynn, Joseph P. Green, Victor Elinoff, Jessica Baltman, and Reed Maxwell; Part 7 Conclusion; 24 Hypnosis and meditation as vehicles to elucidate human consciousness; Amir Raz; Afterword; Daniel Brown; Index.

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