Genome - [r4 Bd=19770629]How much is known about consciousness? What happens to the mind under hypnosis? What power, if anv. is at work when a dowser senses water, or a young man has ' out of the body ' experiences, or a concert pianist claims to be in touch with the mind of Beethoven?

Leslie Smith talks about personal experiences of different states of mind with JOHN LILL , DAVID ROBERTS , ATHENE WILLIAMS, ROBERT LEFTWICH and PETER FAIRLEY and discusses some of the implications of these experiences With PROFESSOR GILES BRINDLEY (neurophysiologist), DR PETER FENWICK (psychiatrist), PROFESSOR JOHN COHEN (psychologist), and CARL SARGENT (postgraduate researcher into the paranormal at the University of Cambridge). Other contributors: ADRIAN PARKER , GEORGE ROBERTS and a medical hypnotist. Producer BARBARA CROWTHER