Neodissociation Theory of Multiple Cognitive Control Systems

  • Ernest R. Hilgard


Man does more than one thing at a time—all of the time—but the representation of these actions in consciousness is never complete. On occasion he becomes conscious of much that happens within his body and of much that is happening currently in the external world, as well as of remembered or imagined events. His awareness can shift from one to another of these happenings, and there is some question about how much he can comprehend at once.


Central Control Sensory Pain Automatic Talking Central Monitor Hypnotic Suggestion 
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  • Ernest R. Hilgard
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyStanford UniversityStanfordUSA

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