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Hypnosis Theories

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One of the prominent theories of hypnosis is that it is a state of dissociation or divided consciousness. Ernest Hilgard, who was a psychology professor at Stanford University, developed this theory. He became famous in the 1950s for conducting research on hypnosis, mostly dealing with pain control. Which of the following provides evidence of hypnosis being dissociation? ​

A

Somnambulism

B

Lucid dreaming

C

Hypnotics

D

Free-running rhythms

E

The hidden observer