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Literal HypnosisPlay
Refers to putting someone in a trance-like state, often for therapy or entertainment. SlideThe hypnotherapist hypnotized her client to help them quit smoking.
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Power of SuggestionPlay
Hypnotizing involves guiding someone's actions or thoughts by suggestion, not control. SlideThrough suggestion, the hypnotist convinced him that he was a fluent Spanish speaker.
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Not Mind ControlPlay
Being hypnotized doesn't mean losing free will; participants can resist suggestions. SlideEven while hypnotized, Jane refused to cluck like a chicken on stage.