Mind Over Matter video series. Episode 5. NYC Hypnotist Elena Beloff helps Elizabeth establish discipline and motivation to finish her novel, as well as enhance her memory to remember some of the details of her own life journey.
Some studies show that a hypnotic state influences the brain activity associated with memory. Other studies say there is not enough data to commit. The researchers usually point to the similarities between normal relaxation and hypnosis. What becomes clear from the findings is the idea that a deeply relaxed state helps the mind clear away most blocks to memory.