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ERIC Number: EJ674474
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1356-9783
Acting: An Altered State of Consciousness.
Scheiffele, Eberhard
Research in Drama Education, v6 n2 p179-91 Sep 2001
Uses notions from the field Psychology of Consciousness, including an explanation of how psychologists define and investigate Altered States of Consciousness (ASCs). Argues that actors routinely enter an ASC. Establishes acting as a way to enter an ASC and discusses why theater artists, educators, and advocates need to be aware of both the dangers and benefits of experiencing altered states. (SG)
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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