Altered States

Three programmes in which Vivienne Parry investigates the mystery of the human mind and looks at what goes on in our brain when we are in an altered state of consciousness.

Episodes

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19980128]
Three programmes in which Vivienne Parry investigates the mystery of the human mind and looks at what goes on in our brain when we are in an altered state of consciousness.

1: The Astonishing Art. Hypnosis has cured phobias and illnesses, but how does it work? Neuroscientists, doctors, and hypnotist Paul McKenna explain. Producer Sandy Rattan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19980128]
Unknown: Vivienne Parry

Unknown: Paul McKenna

Producer: Sandy Rattan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19980204]
Three programmes in which Vivienne Parry looks at what goes on in our brains when we are in an altered state of consciousness.

2: A Trip to Death and Back

Every day in the operating theatre, anaesthetists delicately balance the consciousness of their patients, keeping them unaware but alive. Now it seems that brainwaves are the key to turning this art into a science. Producer Sandy Raffan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19980204]
Producer: Sandy Raffan
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19980211]
Nature's Soft Nurse. The last of three programmes in which Vivienne Parry looks at what goes on in our brains when we are in altered states of consciousness. Without sleep, we die - but we still do not know why it is so crucial to life.

Producer Sandy Raffan

EMAIL: scirad@bbc.co.uk

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19980211]
Unknown: Vivienne Parry

Producer: Sandy Raffan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19990421]
1: The Astonishing Art. Vivienne Parry asks how hypnosis works, with contributions from neuroscientists, doctors and hypnotist Paul McKenna. Producer Sandy Raffan Repeat
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19990421]
Unknown: Vivienne Parry

Unknown: Paul McKenna.

Producer: Sandy Raffan

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19990428]
Programmes in which Vivienne Parry looks at what goes on in our brain when we are in an altered state of consciousness. 2: A Trip to Death and Back. Every day in the operating theatre, anaesthetists delicately balance the consciousness of their patients, keeping them unaware but alive. Now it seems that brain waves are the key to turning this art into science. Producer Sandy Raffan

E-MAIL: [address removed] Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19990428]
Producer: Sandy Raffan
GENOME:
[R4 BD=19990505]
Three programmes in which Vivienne Parry looks at what goes on in our brain when we are in an altered state of consciousness. 3: Nature's Soft Nurse

Without sleep we die, but we still do not know why it is so crucial to life. The answer could lie in our brains.

Producer Sandy Raffan

E-MAIL: [address removed]Repeat

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19990505]
Producer: Sandy Raffan
01The Astonishing Art1998012819990421HYPNOSIS has cured PHOBIAS and illnesses, but how does it work? NEUROSCIENTISTS, doctors, and hypnotist Paul McKenna explain.

"HYPNOSIS has cured PHOBIAS and illnesses, but how does it work? NEUROSCIENTISTS, doctors, and hypnotist Paul McKenna explain."

02A Trip To Death And Back1998020419990428Every day in the operating theatre, anaesthetists delicately balance the consciousness of their patients, keeping them unaware but alive.

Now it seems that brainwaves are the key to turning this art into science.

03 LASTNature's Soft Nurse1998021119990505Without sleep, we die - but we still do not know why it is so crucial to life.
0101The Astonishing Art1998012819990421
0102A Trip To Death And Back1998020419990428
0103 LASTNature's Soft Nurse1998021119990505