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Jose, a police detective, wants to know if the details and accuracy of an eyewitness's memory of a crime would be enhanced and improved under hypnosis. So he enlists the help of a local hypnotherapist.

Given what research about hypnosis has determined, what should the hypnotherapist tell Jose about hypnotically retrieved memories?​


Hypnotically retrieved memories are usually more accurate than conscious memories.


Hypnosis only improves the memory of traumatic childhood events.


Hypnotically retrieved memories are purely the product of the subject's imagination.


Most hypnotically retrieved memories are either false or contaminated.


Hypnotically retrieved memories are subject to the interpretation of the hypnotist.

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