Frightening new evidence of the brain's susceptibility to suggestion was presented on Sunday to the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Psychologists described recent experiments in which they implanted false memories, altered perceptions through subliminal messages, and demonstrated the intense emotional distress of people who believed they had been abducted by aliens.
Psychologists warn on power of suggestion
By Clive Cookson in Denver
Financial Times February 17 2003
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