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Myers PSYCHOLOGY Module 9 Hypnosis
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Hypnosis Hypnosis a social interaction in which one person (the hypnotist) suggests to another (the subject) that certain perceptions, feelings, thoughts, or behaviors will spontaneously occur
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Hypnosis Posthypnotic Amnesia supposed inability to recall what one experienced during hypnosis induced by the hypnotist’s suggestion
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Hypnosis myths Hypnotists have magic powers They are effective because they take advantage of people’s ability to focus on certain images or behaviors. Everyone is equally hypnotizable The more suggestible you are, the more susceptible you are to hypnosis. The Stanford Hypnotic Susceptibility Scale measures susceptibility to hypnosis
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More Hypnosis Myths Hypnosis can allow us to recover memories as early as birth 60 years of research suggest that people cannot regress to their childhood and “uncover” accurate memories . A hypnotized person will perform dangerous
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Ennis during the Winter '09 term at Waterloo.

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