Hypnosis - = a suggestion to the subject that s/he will not...

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Hypnosis 1. Franz Anton Mesmer 1. the origins of Mesmerism = hypnosis 2. How it Works 1. individual differences 2. 3. pain reduction 3. Freud and Psychoanalysis 4. 5. States of Consciousness Franz Anton Mesmer ± Mesmer first developed hypnosis probably around 1777 ± he referred to it as “animal magnetism” Hypnosis ± hypnosis : a temporary state of heightened suggestibility, usually accompanied by a trance-like state ± posthypnotic suggestion = a direction given by the hypnotist to the subject while hypnotized that suggests s/he perform a certain behaviour once s/he has returned to normal consciousness and a cue is given ± posthypnotic amnesia
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Unformatted text preview: = a suggestion to the subject that s/he will not remember the events during hypnosis afterward until a specific cue is given Sigmund Freud ± Freud used hypnosis with some of his patients early on in the development of psychoanalysis ± he came to mistrust hypnosis and stopped using it Understanding Hypnosis ± the Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scale ± 20% = highly hypnotizable ± hypnosis as an ability ± hypnotic induction ± hypnosis does not provide a “special” way into memory ± past lives and other charlatanism ± dissociation, attention, and the relief of pain ± Hilgard’s “hidden observer”...
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This note was uploaded on 12/13/2010 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Spring '09 term at Waterloo.

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