derren brown hypnosis so i’m about to give a demonstration of hypnosis to an audience of people who’ve applied to take part in my show and haven’t prepared these people in any way I’m gonna show you from scratch how it is that I can create a hypnotic state but what they don’t know is that I’m actually on the lookout for a perfect candidate that I can program to carry out the assassination of a wellknown figure.
At a public event now nothing like this has ever been attempted before unless of course the claims of the conspiracy theorists are true enjoys tonights experiment yeah %ah.
Thank you very much indeed thank you all for coming What’s your name? Kara stand up for me let me take your hand press your palms together like that really pressed together look at me right here now just close your eyes for a second the more you try to unlock your hands when I let go the more you try to unstick them harder and harder.
The more the keep on pressing just like this on the more you try to unstick those hands Cara the more they keep on sticking so what’s going though your hear let me get you a microphone thank you now you are fully wide awake and yes you’re not in some zombielike state but whatever people think hypnosis is.
And they are genuinly stuck aren’t they? yeah when i try to move my hands my hands are just like nope not having I’m sticking together and i can feel thme pushing what’s actually happening here the idea that her hands are stuck that I’ve given her is stronger than her own sense her own rational sense she must be able to pull them apart so how do you clear something like this once you have created it how do you clear it? two things first of all.
I could i won’t but i could tell that they are cleared or if something else happens to take her mind of it it would not actually kinda you know that but they would kinda just come apart anyway just take a seat for me Kara Just want to choose someone at random just catch Kara Kara through this back and choose someone they start to come apart.
Derren Brown How To Hypnotize Someone Explained
gt;gt; derren: hello, this is your friendly local mind reader, derren brown. gt;gt; IAIN: And Iain Sharkey. gt;gt; DERREN: Iain Sharkey, who is my cowriter, and we wrote this show together with the help of our production team, but we were kind of I suppose the gt;gt; IAIN: The brains behind it. gt;gt; DERREN: The brains behind it. Well, I’m the brain behind it; you’re the beard behind.
It. that’s me, that’s derren brown from the tv, looking rather tanned and made up. this is the first of four BAFTA Awardwinning episodes. gt;gt; IAIN: And can I say RTS Awardwinning. gt;gt; DERREN: And RTS Award, yes. That one won a few awards. That’s neither here nor there. It’s not about the number of awards you’ve won for this. Two. Yeah, this came from a few sources, the principle one of which was a documentary about this guy here, Sirhan.
Sirhan, who assassinated bobby kennedy, who you can see there. he claimed that he had been brainwashed by the CIA. So it’s got an interesting premise as to whether or not that is even possible, or whether it’s just simply nonsense. There he is now, looking much older. He’s been in prison for a long time, and still of course maintaining that he was essentially brainwashed, that he was hypnotized to do this. Which is an extraordinary story. You’ve seen the tutorial as well, haven’t you?.
gt;gt; iain: absolutely, and i think for me we’ve talked about hypnosis a lot over the years, and always that question that crops up, and you see it crop up online as well, is can you get someone to kill under hypnosis? And that was the basis for this. Why I think I like this one so much is we went into it genuinely not knowing what was going to happen. It was sort of an exploration of that as a concept. gt;gt; DERREN: There’s Stephen.
gt;gt; iain: i was going to say, i did think it was robbie coltrane, with that laughs nice silhouette. gt;gt; DERREN: The Assassin. And there I am again. Yeah, obviously I’ve hypnotized people for many years, and the point of this really the first section in particular was to look and see what hypnosis could actually do. We set up a few experiments in a studio with an invited audience to look into that. I have to say, of all the things I’ve done, this.
Episode surprised me the most in terms of what hypnosis could achieve. here is our unprepared audience. This is filmed in a church, actually, in London, where the London Symphony Orchestra is that where they rehearse? gt;gt; IAIN: I believe so. gt;gt; DERREN: Yes, that’s right. I’m just demonstrating some suggestion here. Now, it all looks potentially, I don’t know, quite impressive. What’s essentially happening is people are taking ideas that.
I give them and turning them into something very real for themselves. and it doesn’t work on everybody; part of the skill, I suppose, if you do this kind of thing, is to know who to do it with. If you’re doing any kind of hypnosis show, you normally have some sort of test that you give the audience, and then you pick the people that respond well to that. Or sometimes you can just tell if people are going to respond well, and then if you pick them up and suddenly bark a load of instructions to them, which is what I just did, it can.
Bypass any skepticism on their part and just get straight to that deeper part of the brain that makes it work. Not that I necessarily think of it as a deeper part of the brain. I think the unconscious mind, you can also read it. It’s just a gutlevel response. There, when I throw her a ball, she’s so instinctively geared to catch the ball that that overrides her conscious attempts to try and pull her hands apart. But she can’t do it when she’s trying, she can’t do it. But a ball flying at her somehow allows her to do it. The point.