ASC

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ASC

or A.S.C.,

American Society of Cinematographers.

asc-

var. of asco- before a vowel or h: aschelminth.
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The test measured for an altered state of consciousness aligned with Dietrich's transient hypofrontality, which relates to daydreaming, runner's high, meditation, and even some drug highs.
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).
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.
The patient's low blood pressure and altered state of consciousness should have been an indication that she had severe blood loss.
As stated earlier, meditation is an induction process but also an altered state of consciousness.
What fascinates me about addiction and obsessive behaviour is that people would choose an altered state of consciousness that's toxic and ostensibly destroys most aspects of your normal life, because for a brief moment you feel OK.
In others, one is simply encouraged to breathe more deeply and fully and more quickly in a sustained manner until an altered state of consciousness occurs.
Three women recently arrived within 10 minutes of each other, each having convulsions with an altered state of consciousness, unable to stand or talk, but with no other obvious problems.
He said: "Hypnosis is an altered state of consciousness and awareness, a wonderful natural feeling we all can experience, like when we are about to fall asleep.
The State-Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) was used to measure anxiety, and altered state of consciousness (ASC) was measured with the ASC questionnaire.
For participants, it is most often a cathartic experience, a form of communication with different spirits in an intense rhythmic interaction leading to an altered state of consciousness or possibly a trance.