What Do You Know About Hypnosis?



Curious? Why donít you test your understanding of hypnosis first?

(See answers at bottom of page)


(Circle True of False)


1. Hypnosis is a paranormal, supernatural phenomenon.††† †††††††††††††† True†† False


2. Hypnosis is sleep.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† T††† ††† F



3. A hypnotized person has a weak willpower and surrenders ††††††††††

to the strong willed hypnotist.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† †††T††† ††† F


4. Hypnotized people involuntarily reveal secrets. ††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† †††T††† ††† F


5. Relaxation is not necessary for hypnosis.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† T††† ††† F


6. People cannot get stuck in Hypnosis and never wake up.††††††††††††††† †† T††††††† F



7. Hypnotized people do not remember what happened

††† during the session.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† †††T††† ††† F


8. People of certain personality types are more likely to be hypnotized. T†††† F


9. Hypnosis can enable people to perform impossible feats of

††† Strength, endurance and sensory acuity.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †† T††† ††† F


10. Hypnosis is dangerous.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††† †††T††† ††† F


11. Responding to hypnosis is like responding to a placebo.††† †††††††† †††T††† ††† F


12. Only about 33% of all people are hypnotizable.†††††††† ††††††††††††††††† †††T††† ††† F


13. A personís ability to enter the state of hypnosis depends

††††† on the technique used and the skill of the hypnotist.††††††††††† †††††††† †††T††† ††† F


14. How many hypnotists does it take to change a light bulb?

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