Postinduction Tests of Responsiveness

  • Don E. Gibbons


At the conclusion of an induction, many suggestors may wish to test the subject’s responsiveness before proceeding further. The first test administered for this purpose usually involves suggestions of eyelid catalepsy, or inability to open one’s eyes when challenged, which is at the low or easy end of most suggestibility scales (Hilgard, 1965).


Additional Suggestion Kinesthetic Imagery Hypnotic Induction Untrained Observer Plausible Manner 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Don E. Gibbons
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  1. 1.West Georgia CollegeCarrolltonUSA

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