Divided Consciousness: Multiple Controls In Human Thought And Action (Wiley Series In Behaviour)
- Publish Date: 1986-05-12
- Binding: Paperback
- Author: Ernest R. Hilgard
A seminal work on the unconscious and its mechanisms. Examines the interaction between voluntary (conscious) and involuntary (unconscious) human control mechanisms in terms of dissociation of divided consciousness. Delineates a neodissociation interpretation that recognizes historical roots without requiring commitment. Presents a wide range of data on possession states, fugues, multiple personalities, amnesia, dreams, hallucinations, automatic writing, and aggressions.