What is Hypnosis? - Definition & Techniques


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In which hypnosis technique will you be told the same word, over and over?

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1. In which hypnosis technique do you think about a memory or imagine an event?

2. What is the word which refers to the induction of 'a state of being more focused and able to concentrate'?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Hypnosis can be an effective form of treatment for some individuals and this quiz/worksheet combination will help you improve your understanding of this type of therapeutic technique. The quiz questions will help you test your understanding of the same word that is repeated with a hypnosis technique and the term for thinking about a memory or event.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test your knowledge of:

  • Term that refers to a state of being more focused
  • A technique that asks the person to think about a memory or event
  • Term that describes something that has already happened
  • The word that is repeated in a hypnosis technique
  • Myths of hypnosis

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the myths of hypnosis
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on hypnosis
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the term that refers to a state of being more focused

Additional Learning

To discover more about hypnosis, take a look at the lesson called What is Hypnosis? - Definition & Techniques. This lesson covers these objectives:

  • Describe the different types of things that can be treated with hypnosis
  • Explore an example of a hypnosis session
  • Explain what occurs to people when they are hypnotized
  • Review the various techniques that are used in hypnosis
  • Learn about the technique 'wondering'