Hypnotically created memory among highly hypnotizable subjects

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Science  04 Nov 1983:
Vol. 222, Issue 4623, pp. 523-524
DOI: 10.1126/science.6623094


A pseudomemory of having been awakened by some loud noises during a night of the previous week was suggested to 27 highly hypnotizable subjects during hypnosis. Posthypnotically, 13 of them stated that the suggested event had actually occurred. This finding has implications for the investigative use of hypnosis in a legal context.

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