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Unformatted text preview: images • Symbolization: Non-literal expression of dream content • Secondary Elaboration: Making a dream more logical and adding details while remembering it Perls’ Views on Dreams • Most dreams are a special message about what is missing in our lives, what we avoid doing when awake, or feelings that we need to re-own • Dreams fill in gaps in our personal experience Lucid Dreaming • Person feels fully awake within the dream and feels capable of normal thought and action • Can be used for creative problem-solving Hypnosis • Altered state of consciousness characterized by intensely narrowed attention and increased openness to suggestion – Mesmer: • Believed he could cure diseases by passing magnets over body • True “animal magnetism” (“mesmerize” means to hypnotize) – Must cooperate to become hypnotized...
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY ps 101 taught by Professor - during the Spring '10 term at Montgomery.
- Spring '10