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Unformatted text preview: drills in rock) * Keep assistants "blind" * Controls for EXPERIMENTER EXPECTANCY Failing to control for Experimenter Expectancy Facilitative Communication With Autistic Patients Experimental Effect: Aexp - Acon minus Bxp - Bcon h2. Hypnosis Stage Hypnosis 1. Is hypnosis necessary? 2. The power image 3. The volunteers -- already cooperative/extroverted 4. The susceptibility test -- weeding out 5. Trance induction -- Are you getting sleepy? Defines situation as requiring hypnosis, but it doesn't! 6. The "unwilling" subject TYPICAL DEMONSTRATION 1. Human Plank 2. Pain Avoidance 3. Failure to Challenge -- "You cannot bend your elbow." Not: "Try to bend your elbos" 4. The Famous Person * Audience assumes hypnotist is controlling behavior & subject is helpless * All it takes is * suggestible audience * few cooperative hams * Subjcts History of Hypnosis Anton Mesmer (1776) "Influence of the Planets in the Cure of Disease"...
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