Psychology Midterm 2: Hypnosis

  1. Mezmer
    magnetic force theory worked due to placebo effect
  2. Puysegur
    relaxed sleep state--> people could be cured
  3. Braid
    • hypnotic anesthetic
    • fixation technique- swaying watch
  4. hypnotic analgesia
    • pain reduction through hypnosis
    • lamaze for childbirth
    • effective for immediate pain
    • self hypnosis for post-surgery
  5. hypnosis
    • heightened suggestibility
    • altered state of consciousness
    • person is willing & cooperative
    • intensely focused attention
    • sensory input NOT blocked
    • normal EEG
  6. Orne & Evans study
    • experiment 1: hypnotized subject to fling acid
    • experiment 2: subject pretended to be hypnotized--> fling acid
  7. hypnotic susceptibility
    • ability to be hypnotized
    • normal distribution
  8. suggestibility
    give up control
  9. absorption
    become overly focused
  10. social influence theory
    • hypnotized people behave as they are expected
    • act to play social role
    • ex. pretends to ignore odor
  11. divided conscious theory
    • conscious awareness dissociated from other aspects of consciousness
    • ex. not aware of odor
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kwatanabe20
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Psychology Midterm 2: Hypnosis
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Intro to Psychology
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