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animal magnetism origins

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polyglotinc
1175416.  Sun Feb 07, 2016 12:36 pm Reply with quote

(according to TheGreatCourses dom com: Redefining Reality) Mesmer originally dangled magnets in front of people to hypnotize them, and discovered that he could do it without the magnets, so he posited that he must have some sort of "animal magnetism"

 
Jenny
1175447.  Sun Feb 07, 2016 4:24 pm Reply with quote

Interesting point - welcome to the forums polyglotinc :-)

 

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