The Difficulty in Explaining Suggestion: Some Conceivable Solutions

  • V. A. Gheorghiu


When research on suggestion first began, the serious endeavor of most authors was to propose definitions, e.g. Baudouin (1924), Bernheim (1891; 1911), Janet (1919), and McDougall (1908), to name only a few of the well-known scientists (for reviews, see Allport, 1985; Chertok, 1984; Larède, 1980; Stokvis & Pflanz, 1961; Stukat, 1958).


Model Situation Substitutional Process Demand Situation Involvement Context Hypnotic Susceptibility 
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