Hypnotic-like Trance State Within the Animal Kingdom

in DBuzz2 years ago (edited)

Tonic immobility is a trance-like state similar to hypnosis which occurs in a variety of species. Researchers will often use it to subdue sharks in order to reduce struggling and possible injury.

https://www.sharktrust.org/tonic-immobility

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Hmmmm... Does it happen to humans?

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I guess maybe if a suggestible person were hypnotized to believe that it would happen to them. That's just being technical; the point to that is the human mind's ability to reach a hypnotic state more likely than not has an evolutionary origin.😎

Yeah, my wife showed me this on di
Discovery 😀

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