Lecture 9

Lecture 9 - Hypnos= Greek for sleep but is NOT sleep A. Key...

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Hypnos= Greek for sleep but is NOT sleep A. Key points of hypnosis: focuses attention CAN EVERYONE BE HYPNOTIZED ? 2) No. About 10% of the population can't be 1) Your willingness to be hypnotized is the key factor. Contrary to myth, you cannot be hypnotized against your will 2) 3) Common effects of hypnosis: Can't open eyes, deaf or blind, forget name, remember things they were unable to recall -age regression -posthypnotic suggestions may last for days, and - posthypnotic amnesia which is the inability to recall what happened during their session 1) 5) Still can distinguish reality from nonreality HOW DO YOU EXPLAIN HYPNOSIS ? 1) Role theory : creates a special state of consciousness; SS comply with social demands and act in accordance with a special social role. Provides a socially acceptable reason to follow another person's suggestions 2) state theory : does create an altered state of consciousness
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