hypnopaedia


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hypnopaedia

(ˌhɪpnəʊˈpiːdɪə)
n
(Education) the learning of lessons heard during sleep
[C20: from hypno- + Greek paideia education]

hypnopedia, hypnopaedia

the art or process of learning while asleep by means of lessons recorded on disk or tapes.
See also: Sleep
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We analyze how technological inventions, such as bioengineering, conditioning, hypnopaedia, the feelies and soma, enslave humans and turn them into docile bodies in Brave New World.
Children learn their "moral education" through a process called hypnopaedia, or sleep teaching, in which they hear repeated phrases like "Everyone belongs to everyone else," and "Science is everything.
The Hatchery's Director concluded that hypnopaedia was the "greatest moralizing and socializing force of all time," for it was an all-encompassing and flawless pedagogical practice that that removed all possible variables from the process of human development: "Till at last the child's mind is these suggestions," he says, "and the sum of the suggestions is the child's mind.