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or A.S.C.,

American Society of Cinematographers.

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var. of asco- before a vowel or h: aschelminth.
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Seizures, hemiparesis and altered state of consciousness can be observed in the symptomatology.
The experiments revealed that the bottom role and the top role in BDSM are each associated with a distinct altered state of consciousness, both of which have previously been tied to creativity.
Transpersonal experiences' efficacy lays on their capacity to elicit insights about the patients' personality: during ayahuasca's altered state of consciousness, the living of symbolic although seemingly real death followed by a contact with the Divine with properties of a mysterium tremendum et fascinans, promotes a reflexion of personal values (maraes dos Santos and ano Holanda, 2006).
It is with this work that Auerbach most plainly approaches her proclaimed interest in "ornament as entheogen," as a means, that is, by which to induce an altered state of consciousness. A neologism coined in the late 1970s, the word entheogen combines entheos ("full of god"), used by Greeks as a term of praise for artists, and genesthai, or "to come into being." The idea that a rigorous adherence to order can stimulate something unexpected is not unique to Auerbach (one example: the absurd endgame of Sol LeWitt's permutations), but it is well suited to her tight compositions.
David Lewisis that a book is "more than merely a distraction, but an active engaging of the imagination," one that "causes you to enter an altered state of consciousness."
Although this as a theory of hypnosis naturally gives no credibility whatsoever to the existence of a hypnotic state, it is worth noting that Milgram himself thought that his extraordinary results were due to the "agentic state," by which he meant that the compliant individual performs an automaticity of actions in an altered state of consciousness (Milgram, 1974, p.
McGraw said that Gordon entered a rehab facility immediately after the taping last week, which McGraw and the show described as an ''intervention.'' He said that Gordon was ''clearly in an altered state of consciousness. I asked him if he was sober, and he said 'No.'''
The experience of flotation-REST as a function of setting and previous experience of altered state of consciousness. Imagination, Cognition and Personality, 20, 161-178.
Drugs seem to give a high and people do say they take one to an altered state of consciousness. However, the after effects leave the system totally shattered, eventually.
Scientific cultural analyses would describe the transfiguration as "an altered state of consciousness." In the ancient Mediterranean world, alternate reality was experienced in vision and trance.
The famous American singer, Moby (Richard Melville Hall) said 'What fascinates me about addiction and obsessive behavior is that people would choose an altered state of consciousness that is toxic and ostensibly destroys most aspects of your normal life, because for a brief moment you feel okay.'
AFTER A SCHEDULED CESAREAN delivery, the 29-year-old mother had low blood pressure and an altered state of consciousness. When she was returned to the OR several hours later, her ObGyn found a uterine artery hematoma and laceration.