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Do you like trivia and fun facts?
Have you lost hours to Wikipedia rabbit holes?
Do you ever wonder about the history of everyday things in your world?

The Story Behind is the show for you!

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Jun 22, 2017

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If you are driving, did you notice the last exit you passed? Or do you remember where you were on the road five minutes ago? If you answered no to those questions, you’re already familiar with this episode’s topic.

(Also, what are you doing reading show notes while you're driving? Watch the road!)

There may not have been any spinning spirals or dangling pocket watches, but you may have just entered into another state. And not geographically.

I’m your host, Emily Prokop, and this is The Story Behind Hypnosis.

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Media:

Music for Makers

Franz Anton Mesmer - Encyclopeda Britannica

How Hypnosis Works - How Stuff Works

History Of Hypnosis - HistoryofHypnosis.org

Self-Hypnosis for Everyday Life - Psychology Today

How Does Hypnosis Work? - Live Science

I've Heard That Hypnosis Can Be Used to Ease Pain During Childbirth. How Does Hypnobirthing Work? - Mayo Clinic

Can Hypnosis Kill You? - Popular Science

10 Deadly Cases of Hypnosis - Listverse

The First Recorded Death in Hypnosis - Journal of the American Medical Association, Volume 23

VIDEO - The History of Hypnosis

VIDEO - The Science of Hypnosis