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meditation

a process of focused attention that induces a related, contemplative state

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transcendental mediation (TM)

a form of meditation in which practitioners focus their attention by repeating a particular mantra

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mantra

a sound or phrase chanted repeatedly during transcendental meditation

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mindfulness meditation

a form of meditation in which one adopts a state of nonjudgmental attention to the unfolding of experience on a moment-to-moment basis

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hypnosis

an altered state of consciousness characterized by focused attention, deep relaxation, and heightened susceptibility to suggestion

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hypnotic age regression

a hypnotically induced experience that involves reexperiencing past events in one's life

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hypnotic analgesia

a loss of feeling or responsiveness to pain in certain parts of the body occurring during hypnosis

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posthypnotic amnesia

an inability to recall what happened during hypnosis

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posthypnotic suggestion

a hypnotist's suggestion that the subject will respond in a particular way following hypnosis

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neodissociation theory

a theory of hypnosis based on the belief that hypnosis represents a state of dissociated (divided) consciousness

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hidden observer

Hilgard's term for apart of consciousness that remains detached from the hypnotic experience but aware of everything that happened during it