November 13 - November 13 TEST ON THURSDAY ON CHAPTERS 5 6...

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November 13 TEST ON THURSDAY ON CHAPTERS: 5, 6, 7 AND PART OF 8 Chapter 7 Stage Hypnosis Simulation of hypnotic effects Tricks of the trade: - Waking suggestibility : people on stage do not want to spoil the act so they will follow any instruction - Selection of Responsive Subjects : Any “volunteer” who does not get hypnotized in the stage group and does not follow instructions is “voted off”. - The Hypnosis Label Disinhibits : On stage, once you are “in a hypnotic trance”, your responsibility for actions is removed; you can do whatever you want! - Hypnotist as director : once they are in a trance, the volunteers are suddenly he show’s stars and they act like it. Hypnotists only need to direct them. - Stage hypnotist use tricks : stage hypnosis is 50% deception and 50% of taking advantage of stage. Hypnosis Can and Cannot Hypnosis Can : - help people relax - reduce pain - get people to make better progress in therapy Hypnosis cannot : - Produce acts of superhuman strength - Produce age regression
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 231 taught by Professor Allen-harris during the Fall '08 term at Milwaukee Area Technical College.

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November 13 - November 13 TEST ON THURSDAY ON CHAPTERS 5 6...

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