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Myers8e Module 19 Web Quiz 1 completed

Total score: 3 out of 5, 60%

1. Research most clearly disputes claims of:


a. REM rebound. b. age regression. c. circadian rhythms. d. hypnagogic sensations.

1 out of 1 Correct. See page 287


2. Court systems frequently ban testimony from witnesses who have been hypnotized because the procedure often encourages:
a. parallel processing. b. hallucinations. c. narcolepsy. d. false memories.

1 out of 1 Correct. See page 288


3. An experiment in which hypnotized individuals were induced to throw what appeared to be fuming acid in another person's face demonstrated that:
a. hypnosis is a special state of dissociated consciousness. b. information processing during hypnosis occurs only at a unconscious level. c. unhypnotized individuals could be induced to perform the same unlikely act. d. the use of hypnosis as a form of entertainment is clearly inappropriate.

0 out of 1 Incorrect. See page 288


4. Dissociation has been used as an explanation for:
a. narcolepsy.

b. paradoxical sleep. c. hypnotic pain relief. d. age regression.

1 out of 1 Correct. See page 289


5. The social influence theory of hypnosis receives support from evidence that:
a. behaviors produced through hypnotic procedures can also be produced without them. b. hypnotized subjects have a hidden observer. c. easily hypnotized individuals have difficulty focusing attention on their own thoughts and feelings. d. very few people are at all responsive to hypnotic suggestions.

0 out of 1 Incorrect. See pages 289-290

Actually graded quiz: quiz 2 module 19

Myers8e Module 19 Web Quiz 2 completed


Total score: 4 out of 5, 80%

1. Anton Mesmer's so-called "animal magnetism" best illustrated the dynamics of:
a. biological rhythms. b. REM rebound. c. hypnosis. d. narcolepsy.

1 out of 1 Correct. See page 286


2. Under hypnosis, Mrs. Mohammed is encouraged by her therapist to vividly experience and describe the details of an argument she had with her father when she was a child. The therapist is employing a technique called:
a. age regression. b. posthypnotic suggestion. c. hypnotic susceptibility. d. dissociation.

1 out of 1 Correct. See page 287


3. People can be hypnotically induced to:
a. surpass their normal waking levels of physical strength and stamina. b. perform dangerous acts that they would not perform in a normal state. c. recall correctly almost anything that has ever happened to them. d. report little pain from placing their arms in ice water.

0 out of 1 Incorrect. See page 289


4. In an experiment, hypnotized subjects are told to scratch their ear if they hear the word "psychology" mentioned later. The fact that they do so only if they think the experiment is still under way most clearly supports the theory that hypnosis involves:
a. dissociation. b. neuroadaptation.

c. role playing. d. hypnagogic sensations.

1 out of 1 Correct. See page 290


5. Evidence that people in a posthypnotic state have no difficulty remembering everything they had learned while under hypnosis would most clearly serve to challenge:
a. social influence theory. b. the activation-synthesis theory. c. dissociation theory. d. Mesmers theory.

1 out of 1 Correct. See page 291