People with highly assymetric brain wave activity between left and right hemispheres are the most susceptible to hypnotic suggestion. 20% of the population are very susceptible to suggestion. A much maligned and ridiculed conspiracy theory (ridiculed especially by pseudoskeptics) is tested here. A fascinating watch. And the Hypnotist Derren Brown is affiliated with the Stalinist debunkers CSICOP. Notably CSICOP propagate the ridicule of conspiracies. So what gives, here?