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Over the years it has been called Psycodunamy (Theodore Leger), "Electro-Psychology," "Electro-Biology," but eventually Animal Magnetism was supplanted by "Hypnotism." (See hypnosis. He established a theory of illness that involved internal magnetic forces, which he called animal magnetism.
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How Southern New England became magnetic north: The acceptance of animal magnetism: History of Psychology Vol 10(3) Aug 2007, 231-248. Although, Hypnotism has become the preferred term for it, there is still much to be known concerning the phenomena. Animal magnetism, a presumed intangible or mysterious force that is said to influence human beings.The term was used by the German physician Franz Anton Mesmer to explain the hypnotic procedure that he used in the treatment of patients. Title. Bibliographies in the history of psychology and psychiatry) Includes indexes.

Animal magnetism is the 18th century term for the ethereal medium postulated by Franz Mesmer as a therapeutic agent, although he used the term magnétism animal.. Mesmer believed he had discovered a substance resembling magnetism, which at the time was also believed to be a substance, which could be stored in a persons body and then chanelled and transmitted to others in the practice of mesmerism Hypnotism—Bibliography. Psychical research—Bibliography.

Animal magnetism—Bibliography. Geomagnetism and psi in the ganzfeld: Journal of the Society … II. 2. Psychology Definition of ANIMAL MAGNETISM: a hypothesized and mystical force that attracts males and females to each other, for the purposes of mating. (It would later be known as mesmerism.) I. Animal Magnetism has been labeled other terms in order to give it some scientific dignity.

(It would later be known as mesmerism.) 1.