The proper study of mankind is woman.
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.
The most important thing when you study hypnosis is that you learn that humans are irrational. Until you understand that, hypnosis is hard to do... For me, it was this great awakening to understand that humans are deeply irrational, and it's probably the greatest influence on me in terms of my writing.
Don't study the idea to death with experts and committees. Get on with it and see if it works.