🔸Hypnosis as a Social Phenomenon🔺

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Some researchers believe that hypnotic phenomena reflect what?
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The workings of normal consciousness and power of social influence
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What happens the more a subject trusts the hypnotist?
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The more they allow the person to direct their attention and fantasies
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Advocates about the social influence theory contend what about hypnotic phenomena?
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That hypnotic phenomena are an extension of everyday social behavior, not something unique to hypnosis
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What happens when the experimenter eliminates the subject’s motivation for acting hypnotized, perhaps by stating that hypnosis reveals their gullibility?
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The subjects become unresponsive
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The advocates of the social influence theory contends that hypnotic phenomena can be related to what other social phenomena?
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Like behaviors associated with other suppose altered states, such as dissociative identity disorder and spirits or demons possession

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