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hypnosis is 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 is a … social action in which one person is in a state of being likely to respond to … from another person. this state has been called … as well as a …

cooperative; suggestions; heightened suggestibility; trance

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types of hypnotic suggestions--the subject may be led into changes in: …, …, …, …, …

perceptions; behavior; emotions; attitudes; memory

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hypnotic induction, the inducing of a hypnotic state, is the process by which a hypnotist leads someone into the state of ..

heightened suggestibility

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how do some people get so hypnotized that they can have no reaction to ammonia under their noses?
these people seem to be more easily absorbed in … activities. they are able to focus and lose themselves in … the hypnotic induction method may happen to work just right.

imaginative; fantasy

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benefits of hypnosis for some people:
blocking awareness of …, even enough for surgery without anesthesia
reducing ..,. …, and …
improving … and ..

pain; obesity; anxiety; hypertension; concentration; performance

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what hypnosis cannot do:
work when people refuse to ..
bestow … abilities or strength
accurately boost recall of … (it is more likely to implant ...)

cooperate; superhuman; forgotten events; false recall

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divided consciousness theory: hypnosis is a special state of … (divided) … of our dual-track mind

dissociated consciousness

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social influence theory: hypnotic subjects may simply be imaginative people who go along with the … role they have agreed to play

subject