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Unformatted text preview: 3) Selective attention- tunnel vision 4) Tolerance for inconsistencies Uses of Hypnosis Self-hypnosis: Images in sports for relaxation and confidence Learning: a) Acquisition of rote material: aids concentration by reducing distractions b) Source amnesia (if suggested) Antisocial acts under hypnosis? No criminal or immoral activity under normal hypnotic conditions Redefining the situation (snake/horse) People do anti-social acts without hypnosis-Controls (not hypnotized) and non-susceptible simulators will throw acid, shock strangers, etc Hypnosis in medicine and therapy Reduce pain? Who is susceptible? 85-90% of population 9-10 year olds are best Senile and schizophrenics are poorest Reactions to being hypnotized 1 aggression, hostility, fear...
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- Spring '08
- MAAS, J
- Psychology, Anton Mesmer, James Braid, James Esdaile, hypnosis Heightened suggestibility