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hypnosis

 the induction of analtered state of consciousness, manifested in a sleep-like state orof deep relaxation. Consequently, changes in perception,memory andself-control leave an individual more vulnerable to suggestion. The use of hypnosis in therapy stillremains highly controversial, particularly with the occurrence of false memories being recovered?

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June 19th 2021

negativereinforcement

in operantconditioning, a method to increase the probability and strength of aresponse by removing or withholding an aversive stimuli  (negative reinforcer)