, he says, "they're focusing on changes that they want to make, and we use behavior modification or other means to allow that change to occur.
Almost half (38 of 82) of hypnotized
patients requested no conscious sedation, compared with 18% (14 of 79) of patients in the control group, Dr.
The blame falls at least partially on the victims themselves: "If there hadn't been this powerful receptive response and the hypnotized
hadn't wanted to be hypnotized
, the venture wouldn't have been so spectacularly successful.
A banner scrolls down slowly: "I don't want to be hypnotized
," we read in the instant before the lights are cut.
When we are hypnotized
, we are more receptive to suggestions.
Witness hypnosis demonstrations, be hypnotized
and actually hypnotize someone.
One of the most widely known features of a hypnotized
person in the popular culture is a glazed, wide-open look in the eyes.
In later tests, the easily hypnotized
individuals identified clashing colors faster than the other study participants did.
To quote the review of the hardcover in KLIATT, September 2003: Haddix (author of Turnabout, Just Ella, and Takeoffs and Landings) writes a thriller about a teenager living in a small town in the Midwest who is hypnotized
by her friends as a party entertainment only to uncover odd facts about her past buried in her memory.
s Comedy Club, recruiting people from the audience to be hypnotized
in a series of stunts to draw laughter.
Since then Yuskavage has seemingly hypnotized
her subjects into unawareness of being looked at.