Hypnosis is suggested to be an altered state of consciousness, where one person leads another into a different state of mind.
It's not always nescessacy to swing a watch in front of someone's face to induce hypnosis
It's only possible to hypnosis someone who wants to be hypnosised, it's not possible for everyone, you must have a certain level of susceptilibity. Furthermore it's impossible to hynosis someone if they do not want to be.
Post-Hypnotic Suggestibility: The subject will continue acts after leaving the hypnotic state
2 main theories on explaining hypnosis, state theories, neo-dissociation and non-state theories, set response theory/social expectancy.
Paragraph 1: State Theories
The state theory (Hilgard) believed when a person is under hypnosis the hypnotist gains access to…