Psychology and Enchantment

My psychology studies didn’t begin well. In the first lecture I ever attended, a sardonic disbeliever-in-everything thoroughly and mockingly debunked the idea of hypnosis, demonstrating how to fake the Human Plank Feat to a lecture theatre full of mesmerized (sorry) students who were already beginning to wonder what on earth they’d let themselves in for. […]

via The re-enchantment of psychology: or, why we are not imagining myth, but myth is imagining us — Myths and Metamorphoses

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