The Science of Hypnosis

100 Comments

  1. Augusta Verbian

    November 6, 2018 at 2:01 am

    I still sceptical because here, in Indonesia, hypnotizing people can turn out to be crime act. They makes the victim suddenly unconscious and pick their pocket. But, is that really possible and not a kind of black magic? Although, I'm not sure, I've never been hypnotized.

  2. peachpunk

    November 7, 2018 at 12:16 am

    when will i be hypnotized into caring about my own well being 🤧

  3. chip block

    November 10, 2018 at 4:54 am

    So I can hypnotize my wife to bring my dinner while I am watching football on TV and bring a beer when I need one? Also to mow the yard?

  4. Sigh Kronmiller

    November 10, 2018 at 11:14 pm

    Around 1979, "The Amazing Kreskin" tried to hypnotize me and 4 others on stage. It failed to work on me and I was told to return to my seat. Could it be because I'm a High Functioning Autistic?

  5. Makayla Wells

    November 15, 2018 at 6:51 am

    Did someone hypnotize you to NOT BLINK EVER?! In none of your videoes have I seen you blink once..

  6. The 47 Ronin

    November 23, 2018 at 12:34 am

    Nice try with the ad 😂

  7. The 47 Ronin

    November 23, 2018 at 12:36 am

    Skipped 4 minutes already

  8. The 47 Ronin

    November 23, 2018 at 12:36 am

    Skipped the whole video. Pointless

  9. Patrick Joyner

    November 24, 2018 at 2:02 am

    My mom tried everything besides medication to help with my ADD. And when I went to the hypnotist she found it failed miserably. I guess this is why but the medication worked great.

  10. John John

    November 26, 2018 at 12:39 pm

    The single hypnosis that ever worked to me

  11. Wahid Ahmed

    December 9, 2018 at 1:48 pm

    When I snap my fingers half of the universe will cease to exist

  12. Suprava Das

    December 11, 2018 at 9:37 pm

    How is he not blinking? I blinked 200 times while watching the video.

  13. Emma Scott

    December 26, 2018 at 5:51 am

    I’m a hypnotist and I agree with some of the stuff but you can just say subconscious state of mind that’s how me and a few of my hypno friends hypnotize ppl by say subconscious mind

  14. Emma Scott

    December 26, 2018 at 5:58 am

    Also the beginning was an insult to me and a cringe

  15. baroquepawel

    December 27, 2018 at 6:49 pm

    He did not blink once…

  16. E.E the dolphin

    January 3, 2019 at 11:57 pm

    I'm here because of Jervis tetch

  17. # Blowfishes

    January 6, 2019 at 12:33 am

    Where do I sign up? I want to forget everything about the Harry Potter☇ books, so I can read and enjoy them again like the first time. I can then schedule myself in for more hypnosis – say once a month – read Harry Potter☇ again and again, and live the rest of my life as a happy little muggle 🤓

  18. Retardretroguy

    January 6, 2019 at 2:32 pm

    I was hypnotized into thinking Osama Bin Laden did 9/11. As a side effect I consider Mezmers greatest ti be System Of A Down. But in all seriousness you could propably hypnotize Soviet Russia into telling jokes about Yakov Smirnoff with litte practise. Research the truth about what's happening in New Zealand. The sheep are not what they seem!!

  19. feighan 007

    January 16, 2019 at 11:28 pm

    Focus pocus

    You will like this comment

  20. prettyparadoxical woman

    February 2, 2019 at 11:45 pm

    Is it not angel influence and thats why it comes n goes?

  21. prettyparadoxical woman

    February 2, 2019 at 11:46 pm

    Still not exactly saying what it is.

  22. prettyparadoxical woman

    February 2, 2019 at 11:47 pm

    What is it that tells your neurons to do something or not

  23. Levlixx

    February 5, 2019 at 7:16 pm

    Maybe the scientists should be hypnotized themselves🤣

  24. Aditya Menon

    February 10, 2019 at 4:32 am

    I liked the quick dig at homeopathy with the placebo effect 😉

  25. Sulochana Sharma

    February 13, 2019 at 8:18 am

    So that hypno thing doesn't makes you a chicken?

  26. Danka

    February 16, 2019 at 7:35 am

    Kinda like how sheep go with the vibe for herd survival?

  27. Lainey Bug

    February 18, 2019 at 7:44 pm

    You would be an amazing hypnotist. Something about watching and listening to you is already so soothing!

  28. Flukey

    February 21, 2019 at 6:09 pm

    I watched now you see me and typed how to use hypnosis

  29. lil G

    February 23, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    Who else got hypnotized..(watched the whole video)

  30. Amy Winehouse

    March 1, 2019 at 11:22 pm

    FFS do all Americans speak at 100mph?

  31. esperCELL

    March 12, 2019 at 3:32 am

    you know whats the china version of hypnotism? tai chi

  32. pete garssia

    March 14, 2019 at 9:03 am

    Human cognition is so extensive. We have yet to understand how reality is created in the human mind. People will believe alternative facts because so much emotion creates a false sense of reality. Some examples I can think of; cult, conspiracy theory, or religion to name a few. So much of the population in any society at any given point in history is suggestible that it would be easy to start a conspiracy theory, cult, or even a religion. All you need is critical mass and you can have any reality imaginable for most of any population. So how is reality constructed in the human mind? Hypnosis, I think is component of this mechanism.

  33. jalen

    March 17, 2019 at 6:24 pm

    Follow this watch. When I snap my fingers, half of life in the universe will cease to exist.

  34. Jimmy

    March 19, 2019 at 2:31 pm

    thank you scishow

  35. Eric Woodard

    March 21, 2019 at 12:36 pm

    I'm still so skeptical despite the fact that my grandpa tried hypnosis once and he quit smoking, cold turkey.

  36. Keizer_99nike

    March 22, 2019 at 1:54 am

    Anyone else here after the GMM episode where Link got hypnotized????

  37. Kitkat915e

    March 23, 2019 at 6:19 pm

    Anyone here after watching Good Mythical Morning?

  38. shikhar priyadarshi

    March 29, 2019 at 1:24 pm

    The jump cut at 5:34 was just fast enough to stop the homeopathy enthusiasts from noticing😂

  39. Robert Mccutcheon

    April 3, 2019 at 8:57 am

    I personally think it must be a altered mental state. i had a friend who could be hypnotized really easily. My friends and I were able to do it to him just using a flashlight in a dark room without saying anything to him. we never tried to make him do anything but once in the trance he would just sit their staring forward and not reacting to anything around him. we could poke him with needles and he would not react.

  40. Marwan Alley

    April 6, 2019 at 1:23 am

    the first hypnosis really worked

  41. The Pro Bro

    April 6, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    Now I can forget anime’s and watch again 😂😂 like death note 😏

  42. Razar Campbell

    April 9, 2019 at 8:38 am

    We learned a bit about Hypnosis in 2nd year neuroscience. Our lecturer made it clear to us that "You cannot hypnotise someone to do something that they wouldn't ordinarily do/ behave outside their normal range of behaviours." Naturally, my first question to her after the lecture ended was "So- for example- if person 'x' is NOT a bank robber, you can't hypnotise them into robbing a bank. But can you hypnotise this same person into believing that robbing a bank is a normal behaviour for them, eventually allowing you to hypnotise them into robbing a bank?" Unfortunately, she didn't know the answer to such a question.

  43. B Blessed

    April 9, 2019 at 8:38 am

    Placebo placebo placebo and nocebo you can make yourself sick by thought alone and other way around FACT
    Maybe if one is docile, gullible, or people who blindly follow dogmas easier persuaded have higher rates

  44. Sergio Peluzzi

    April 12, 2019 at 7:22 am

    FBI and the CIA love using this

  45. Evlordez

    April 12, 2019 at 7:39 pm

    20% resistant are probably us ADHD folks 😓

  46. Raghav Bajoria

    April 17, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    You sound like hank

  47. MrNvbeatz

    May 12, 2019 at 5:51 am

    Here after watching Get Out movie. 🤓

  48. ZEVNAI

    May 22, 2019 at 10:02 am

    Literally hypnosis is meditation so meditation is self hypnosis. You’re welcome.

  49. PieFaceTheAmazing / GDSuperScythe

    May 26, 2019 at 10:21 am

    THIS. IS. SO. COOL. 🤯😳

  50. Jason Spades

    May 26, 2019 at 5:31 pm

    Hypnosis is literally just a combo of 3 things. #1. Magic tricks #2. Audience that plays along #3. Scientists who are very much fooled by this and have a mistaken and misunderstood conclusion.

  51. Cole Hopper

    June 2, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    Who’s tryna get hypnotized and watch endgame again.

  52. Wolf Leviathan

    June 4, 2019 at 2:32 am

    snaps finger
    50% of all living creatures disappear

  53. Abrar Sharif

    June 5, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    Well you just hypnotized me to sleep

  54. Anthony Panuccio

    June 5, 2019 at 11:38 pm

    Why are you wearing your jacket?

  55. Fish buddy

    June 10, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    Strange. I don't remember what this video was about but I remember watching it with a bowl of spaghettios.

  56. Christopher Holmes

    June 12, 2019 at 3:33 am

    Woooooowwwwwwww!!!

    Brain regions were affected by hypnotic suggestions?

    Doesn’t that mean hypnosis works for those that are highly suggestible?

    Amazing.

  57. robin guy

    June 18, 2019 at 9:25 am

    Animal magnetism sounds like chi or prana theory to do with traditional medical ideologies

  58. FrighteningFPS

    June 19, 2019 at 12:39 am

    now if i could just hypnotize myself to actually be willing to do school work and finish all of it…

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    June 22, 2019 at 3:29 pm

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  60. ohaRega

    June 23, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    I don't buy it.

  61. Good Golly Miss Polly

    June 24, 2019 at 6:17 am

    It's a distinct state. For me, completely aware, total focus. I agree, on the unsuspecting patient, it could be used in ill-ways. However, to treat psychological trauma by a professional can be invaluable if one is a candidate. I have had great success.

  62. newlife nowife

    June 26, 2019 at 2:23 am

    i ve just learned one thing !!! if you don t blink,,, you can talk real fast , non stop !!!

  63. newlife nowife

    June 26, 2019 at 2:25 am

    9 minutes ;;;; did his eyes blink ??

  64. Taylor Vance

    June 26, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    hmmm interesting… I thought it was nonsense

  65. Makaveli chuckling

    July 1, 2019 at 9:49 am

    Manchurian candidate.

  66. Fluffysheepbruh

    July 2, 2019 at 12:22 pm

    I successfully hypnotized you into reading this comment.

  67. noraa jagger

    July 17, 2019 at 5:11 am

    perception is reality; perceive your third visit to Bernheim, then David and Mark will help you understand
    "kiss face emojicon"

  68. Lina Ratt

    July 25, 2019 at 6:43 am

    I felt a little sleepy when I watched the clock and said I’m gonna watch the whole video

  69. iSniffEmerald

    July 28, 2019 at 4:13 am

    I remember being so obsessed with hypnosis as a child

  70. Saint Belve

    July 31, 2019 at 9:31 am

    I must be hypnotized to not be sleeping rn

  71. LO V3

    July 31, 2019 at 2:37 pm

    I think the key is people figured it out before Mesmer, it just was not westernized and packaged before that. Many states are aquired with varying degrees of focus or lack thereof. I think it is our own points of view that truly hide knowledge, yes?

  72. Jackie Mckenzie

    July 31, 2019 at 5:06 pm

    Can he talk any faster

  73. Hikari Daruringen

    July 31, 2019 at 9:03 pm

    hypnosis might be a state where consciousness and subconsciousness of a person meets. xD hence you somewhat need to be willing for it to work, but when (and if) its a success, it just works. at least for people that are susceptible to it. i'm not, tried many times, guy that tried to put me into hypnosis said, that my brain is too focused and i'm too skeptical, to let go.

  74. Flux it

    August 4, 2019 at 3:07 am

    my psychologist does hypnosis and i am thinking of doing it my next session yo help with my bipolar disorder and how i react in anger out of my control.

  75. kingpest13

    August 7, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    They need to turn the heat up in the studio so dude can take his coat off.

  76. thadoi a

    August 7, 2019 at 6:43 pm

    As soon as u snap n says watch whole video .. lol I skip 10sec of Ur video

  77. Kath M

    August 11, 2019 at 6:59 am

    I want to be hypnotize to have my anxiety to be gone

  78. Patrick Simmons

    August 14, 2019 at 8:07 am

    Hypnosis isnt probably real it is obviously real. You are Hypnotized👏

  79. Ninth Prime

    August 15, 2019 at 7:51 pm

    Are you cold?

  80. Crazy Hezi

    August 15, 2019 at 7:53 pm

    Nice video, but you got some numbers wrong: any person can be 'hypnotized', i.e. being in an altered state, it's just that different people require different ways of inducing a trance state. Just like any normal curve, you'd have a minority of those who are extremely suggestible at one end and another one at the opposite; there may be a few of them who'd be even harder students than all the rest, but nevertheless, it's all a matter of perception, and how it changes. Just like driving while talking on the car phone; this is how our minds work 🙂

  81. rich smith

    August 16, 2019 at 8:05 pm

    The bloke is an idiot hes annoying moving his hands all of the time as he has no confidence

  82. NikolaStation

    August 28, 2019 at 8:27 am

    mesmer is more like placebo…

  83. pinkJo

    August 29, 2019 at 10:41 pm

    “When I snap my fingers, you will watch this whole video.”

    Haha…
    No.

  84. Piotr Prixe

    August 30, 2019 at 3:14 pm

    o mo ċiomalla eo sunytyale?

  85. Grimreaper1977

    September 3, 2019 at 7:48 pm

    My big plan: Get an hypnosis to forget Dark Souls games – so I can enjoy them a second time like I played them the first time!!!

  86. bara

    September 4, 2019 at 11:33 am

    sad, i wish mind countrol was real

  87. Jose 8A

    September 5, 2019 at 4:26 am

    You sound stupid like youre video

  88. Roshkin

    September 6, 2019 at 1:31 am

    The mri study lacks scientific rigor, it has not been replicated and was done on a small sample

  89. North Guy

    September 6, 2019 at 3:53 pm

    You have to relax and allow it to happen. I've been regressed; quite an amazing and rejuvenating experience. "a focussed psychological phase"!
    It's going to be scary when they really figure out the brain, they will be able to readily program everyone, to do as they need them to do.

  90. hendra Sutan Pangeran

    September 7, 2019 at 3:47 pm

    I used hypnosis in teaching, especially in teaching English.

  91. A Hriyio

    September 9, 2019 at 10:58 am

    I can't be hypnotized so I'm out here before half of the video. I think he would say in the end 😂 I told you in the beginning 😂

  92. Kira S.

    September 10, 2019 at 5:56 am

    It freaks me out when someone doesn't blink while they're reading off of a teleprompter… I think this guy didn't blink more than once or twice in the entire video, lol

  93. Travis

    September 17, 2019 at 12:22 am

    Stroop test cheat…squint

  94. Michael and Brytany Jordan

    September 17, 2019 at 4:22 am

    Psychology isn't a science.

  95. Skylark Murphy

    September 18, 2019 at 8:52 pm

    So it could be used to forget a trauma and not set up a trigger to remember, that'd be nice

  96. seasong

    September 20, 2019 at 12:44 am

    Wow it worked I watched the whole video

  97. seasong

    September 20, 2019 at 12:47 am

    Maybe that's the debug mode left by the developers.

  98. Daniel Woods

    September 21, 2019 at 9:00 am

    Hypnotize these nuts

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