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- Altered state: A state of mind where one is more relaxed and flexible and open to new and different experiences.
- any condition which is significantly different from a normal waking beta wave state
- Altered States of Consciousness can be achieved through a wide range of techniques including guided fantasy, hypnosis, rebirthing, psychoactive products, floatation tanks, and meditation.
- The altered state is a very creative state. The unconscious, imaginative mind is much more accessible, and the conscious, rational mind is on hold.