Braidism

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  • His name is James Braid, and so important were the results of his study that hypnotism has sometimes been called "Braidism". Cited from Complete Hypnotism, Mesmerism, Mind-Reading and Spritualism, A. Alpheus
  • The dictionary states the derivation of the word from the Greek word meaning sleep, and gives as synonym "Braidism". Cited from Complete Hypnotism, Mesmerism, Mind-Reading and Spritualism, A. Alpheus
  • One of the most influential methods was Braid's "eye-fixation" technique, also known as "Braidism".
  • The (derogative) suggestion that Braidism be adopted as a synonym for "hypnotism" was rejected by Braid; and it was rarely used at the time of the suggestion, and is never used today.