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to immerse themselves fully in the alternate reality the
moviemakers sought to create.
Those who are unable or unwilling to immerse themselves
in the alternate reality of the movie, and who continually
are aware that what’s on the screen is not “really
Differences between “hypnosis” and such normal, everyeveryday suggestibility are not clear. Physiological
Physiological Research Results
Physiological methods, which avoid the problems associated with
selfself-report, have thus far been inconclusive regarding the “deep
reality” of DID. Examples:
Allen et al. (2001) used event-related brain potentials (ERPs) to evaluate
eventamnestic separation between alters. All results indicated memory transfer
between supposedly mutually-amnesic alters.
Reinders et al. (2003) used PET to evaluate brain activation differences
between traumatic (TPS) and non-traumatic personality states (NPS) as they
nonlistened to traumatic and non-traumatic autobiographical memory scripts. The
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