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What’s the difference between stage and clinical hypnosis?

Ex-magician turned neuroscientist Dr Amir Raz, from Chapman University in the US, tells CrowdScience why stage hypnosis is a whole different beast to clinical hypnosis, and is largely frowned upon by those using hypnosis for medical or scientific purposes.

(Image: A hypnotist with his arms stretched towards camera, wearing a red robe and fez hat Credit: Getty Images)

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