Trance states: a theoretical model and cross-cultural analysis

Ethos Vol/Iss. 14(2) American Anthropological Association Published In Pages: 174-203
By Winkelman, Michael James


This article offers a detailed analysis of neuropsychopsiological processes involved in altered states of consciousness (ASC) in order to design and evaluate a psychophysiological model of trance states. Cross-cultural hypotheses concerning ASC are tested.


Sample Used Coded Data Comment
Standard Cross Cultural Sample (SCCS)Researcher's own, other researcher's

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