What is Hypnosis? This is a debatable question which has been going on for a long time.
Anyone who's studied and practiced hypnosis either for entertainment, therapy or just to learn more about the subject will have a basic understanding of what it is; However, there isn't really a solid answer.
Some will even say it's 'not real' or it's 'playing along' - You know what? That may have some truth. But if the final result is what we perceive as hypnosis occurs, then why argue about it?
Like I say, the explanation varies from person to person. Here's my thoughts on the subject: