states_of_consciousness

Can people in age regression act how they think a

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Unformatted text preview: past or forgotten events? Can *People in age regression act how they think a child of that age would act, but out perform them by doing things better than a child of that age would out Can hypnosis make you do things you don’t want to do? *Orne & Evans (1965) *hypnotized group told to dip hand in fake acid, then throw the “acid” in assistant’s face assistant’s *control group instructed to “pretend” *unhypnotized subjects performed the same acts as the hypnotized ones Can hypnosis be used for therapy? *Posthypnotic Suggestion Posthypnotic *suggestion to be carried out after the subject is no longer hypnotized *used by some clinicians to help control undesired symptoms and behaviors *positive suggestions can have the same effect Can hypnosis alleviate pain? *Yes! *Dissociation *a split in levels of consciousness *allows some thoughts and behaviors to occur simultaneously with others *Hidden Observer *Hilgard’s term describing a hypnotized subject’s awareness of experiences, such as pain, that go unreported during hypnosis such Explaining Hypnosis Drugs and Consciousness *Psychoactive Drug *a chemical substance that alters perceptions and mood *Physical Dependence Physical *physiological need for a drug *marked by unpleasant withdrawal symptoms *Psychological Dependence *a p...
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This note was uploaded on 12/21/2010 for the course PSYCH 1A taught by Professor Kerrihogue during the Fall '10 term at Santa Rosa.

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