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141. Who among the following is the most likely candidate to undergo hypnosis?
A. Amanda gets totally immersed in the music she listens to.
B. Jenna has difficulty concentrating while studying for her history test.
C. Erica loves eating French food in her favorite restaurant.
D. Bianca gets very upset when someone disturbs her while she studies.
142. The divided consciousness view of hypnosis assumes that:
A. hypnosis can block sensory input.
B. the hypnotized person behaves the way he or she believes that a hypnotized person should behave.
C. hypnosis involves the retention of a single state of consciousness.
D. consciousness has a hidden part that stays in contact with reality and feels pain while another part of consciousness feels no pain.
143. Critics of Ernest Hilgard’s divided consciousness view of hypnosis, suggest that:
A. hypnosis is an abnormal state in which the hypnotized person behaves contrary to how a normal person would behave.
B. the person undergoing hypnosis should not be given permission to admit to the pain that he or she was always feeling.
C. the component that follows the hypnotist’s commands is not aware of what is going on in the entire hypnosis session.
D. the hidden observer simply demonstrates that the hypnotized person is not in an altered state of consciousness at all.
144. The _____ view describes hypnosis as a normal state in which the hypnotized person behaves the way he or she believes a hypnotized person should behave.
A. social cognitive behavior
B. divided consciousness
D. hidden observer
145. _____ involves attaining a peaceful state of mind in which thoughts are not occupied by worry.
146. Cory is diagnosed with bone tumor and experiences excruciating pain all through the day. Which of the following can help him in coping with the agony?
A. Cory should attend a hypnosis session.
B. Cory should take as much rest as possible.
C. Cory should enroll in a meditation program.
D. Cory should start consuming sedatives to combat the pain.
147. Josh has been experiencing excruciating pain ever since his bike accident. Though he had been successfully operated, he often complains of agonizing pain in his right shoulder. Karen, his girlfriend, tells him that he can harness the power of his mind to overcome pain by concentrating his thoughts on the pain—not by trying to avoid it. Karen is referring to:
B. the use of opiates.
148. The overwhelming feeling of wellness right before a person falls asleep is referred to as:
A. hypnagogic reverie.
B. sleep apnea.
C. a hallucination.
D. a circadian rhythm.
149. On a peaceful evening, Samantha sits upright on a chair in her lawn with her eyes closed. Then, she starts breathing repeatedly and recites “happy” several times. Samantha is practicing:
150. Which of the following statements is true of meditation?
A. Meditation is an altered state of consciousness or a psychological state of altered attention and expectation in which the individual is unusually receptive to suggestions.
B. As a physiological state, meditation shows qualities of sleep and wakefulness, yet it is distinct from both.
C. The meditator is ignorant of his or her thoughts and feelings and is, therefore, not consumed by them.
D. A meditative state is exactly similar to the hypnotic state.