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Encyclopedia > James Braid

There have been at least two notable people called James Braid:


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James Braid (390 words)
James braid is one of the giants in the history of Hypnosis.
Braid, James - A British physician and surgeon (1795 - 1860), known as the father of modern hypnosis after proposing the first modern theory of the state and...
Braid was born in Fife and educated at the University of Edinburgh.
James Braid (physician) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (340 words)
James Braid (1795 – March 25, 1860) was a Scottish neurosurgeon who coined the term and invented the procedure known as hypnotism.
Braid regarded the physiological condition underlying hypnotism to be the over-exercising of the eye muscles through the straining of attention.
In 1997 Baird’s part in developing hypnosis for therapeutic purposes was acknowledged by the creation of the James Braid Society, a discussion group for those “involved or concerned in the ethical uses of hypnosis.” The society meets once a month in central London, usually for a presentation on some aspect of hypnotherapy.
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