The Triune Brain, Hypnosis and the Evolution of Consciousness
By Adam Weishaupt
Published: October 26, 2011 by
The only person who has produced a cogent understanding of the extraordinary phenomenon of hypnosis is Julian Jaynes, one of the most important figures of the twentieth century, but tragically overlooked. Jaynes linked hypnosis to the bicameral (two-hemisphered) structure of the brain, and inferred that consciousness arose from a prior "master-slave" mode of functioning called "bicameralism".