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INTERACTIVE POWER POINTS FOR INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY

Altered, Enhanced, and Special States of ConsciousnessINTERACTIVE PRESENTATION SLIDESFOR INTRODUCTORY PSYCHOLOGY1Altered, Enhanced, and Special States of Consciousness

HypnosisAutomatic animation.

APA Learning Goal 1: Knowledge Base of PsychologyAPA Learning Goal 1: Knowledge Base of Psychology2

HypnosisSensory and perceptual changes (temporary blindness, loss of sensation)Susceptibility to posthypnotic suggestions Changes in memory through suggestion: posthypnotic amnesia or hyperamnesia (an enhancement of memories)Is hypnosisthe workings of normal consciousness and the powers of social influence?a special state of consciousness marked by a dual-processing state of disassociation?Neo-Dissociation Theory

Cooperative social interaction in which the participant responds to suggestions made by the hypnotistClick to reveal bullet points.Psychologists are skeptical of hypermnesia, believing that 60 years of research indicates that many enhanced memories are planted or created by the hypnotists, resulting in pseudomemories.

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APA Learning Goal 1: Knowledge Base of Psychology3Video:Hypnosis: An Altered Mental State?

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Some researchers argue for a unified account of hypnosis: hypnosis can be an extension both of social influence and of everyday disassociations between conscious awareness and automatic behaviors.APA Learning Goal 1: Knowledge Base of Psychology4

Video ReviewWhat makes some people more hypnotizable than others? In what other respects might they be different?

Why do you think hypnosis contributes to pain relief?.CANCANNOTHypnosis Limitations and ApplicationsCan alleviate a variety of pains and discomfortsCan be helpful for treatment of obesity, hypertension, anxiety.Can improve athletic motivation, concentration, performance.Cannot be done to people against their will.Cannot increase physical capabilities or bestow new talents.Cannot enhance recall of forgotten events.Click to reveal each of the three boxes under CAN.Click to reveal each of the three boxes under CANNOT.

Hypnosis may have its most proven effects in the area of pain alleviation. Nearly 10 percent of people can become so deeply hypnotized that major surgery can be performed without anesthesia. In experiments, hypnotized patients have required less medication, recovered more quickly, and had shorter hospital stays than unhypnotized people. The surgical use of hypnosis has flourished especially in Europe.APA Learning Goal 1: Knowledge Base of PsychologyAPA Learning Goal 4: Application of Psychology

6Video:Hypnosis: Medical and Psychological Applications

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Hypnosis may have its most proven effects in the area of pain alleviation. Nearly 10 percent of people can become so deeply hypnotized that major surgery can be performed without anesthesia. In experiments, hypnotized patients have required less medication, recovered more quickly, and had shorter hospital stays than unhypnotized people. The surgical use of hypnosis has flourished especially in Europe.

Before showing this video segment, you might ask your students if they have had any experience with hypnosis. Have they reached any conclusions about this state of consciousness?APA Learning Goal 1: Knowledge Base of PsychologyAPA Learning Goal 4: Application of Psychology

7Video Review

What does this program tell us about the nature of pain?Is hypnosis a more effective strategy than simple distraction for managing pain?Do you believe hypnosis may be more effective with some forms of pain than others? Why or why not?

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