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Books Related to Jaynes's Bicameral Mind Theory

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Hypnosis: History, Theory, and Practice

Books in this section are related to Book III, Chapter 4, "Hypnosis" in The Origin of Consciousness and the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind. See also, "The Self as Interiorized Social Relations: Applying a Jaynesian Approach to Problems of Agency and Volition" by Brian McVeigh in Reflections on the Dawn of Consciousness.

Suggestion and Autosuggestion
Charles Baudouin, Sun Pub Company.

Hypnotism: Its History, Practice, and Theory
J.M. Bramwell, New York: Julian Press, 1956.

How to Practice Suggestion and Autosuggestion
Emile Coue, Kessinger Publishing Company.

A History of Hypnotism

A History of Hypnotism
Alan Gauld,Cambridge University Press, 1995.

Handbook of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis
J.E. Gordon, New York: Macmillan, 1967.

Hypnotic Susceptibility
Ernest Hilgard, New York: Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1965.
Cited by Jaynes on p. 394.

Divided Consciousness: Multiple Controls in Human Thought and Action
E.R. Hilgard, John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 1977/1986.

Personality and Hypnosis: A Study of Imaginative Involvement
Josephine Hilgard, Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1970.
Cited by Jaynes on p. 396.

Hypnosis and Suggestibility: An Experimental Approach
Clark Hull, New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1933.
Cited by Jaynes on p. 394.

Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis in Medicine, Dentistry, and Psychology
William S. Kroger, Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1977.

The Future of the Body

The Future of the Body: Explorations into the Further Evolution of Human Nature
Michael Murphy, Los Angeles: Jeremy P. Tarcher, Inc., 1992.
Contains a good chapter on the history of hypnosis.

A Clinical Hypnosis Primer
G.J. Pratt, D.P. Wood, and B.M. Alman, John Wiley and Sons, 1988.

The Unconscious: The Fundamentals of Human Personality Normal and Abnormal
Morton Prince
Cited by Jaynes on p. 392.

The Corruption of Reality: A Unified Theory of Religion, Hypnosis, and Psychopathology
John F. Schumaker, Prometheus Books, 1995.
This book challenges many of the ideas in the three disciplines of religion, hypnosis, and psychopathology and paves the way for an exciting, far-reaching and unified theory of conscious and unconscious behavior. Schumaker includes a historical and cross-cultural analysis which shows how reality reconstruction takes place and outlinesthe shortcomings of current psychotherapeutic approaches.