Are You Hypnotizable?

Most people think they aren't. But - in fact 95% of people are hypnotizable. How do you measure up?

The following quiz is designed for you to gain a better understanding into how you might react in different situations and how those reactions form patterns to determine how you process information.

Check each box that reflects a YES answer to the question. When answering, try to be as honest as possible. Try not to go back and change your answers.

Are you able to follow simple instructions?

Have you ever turned your thoughts to ‘other things’ during a dull meeting or lecture?

Can you imagine yourself as one of the characters in your favorite film?

Can you imagine the sound of a train whistle blowing?

Have you ever been traveling in a car, lost in conversation and the travel time appeared to pass rather quickly?

Can you sometimes arise from sleep to get a drink of water and go right back to sleep?

If you walked past a crowd of people, all of whom were looking up at the top of a building, would you also look up?

Have you ever ‘rested your eyes’ in front of a television set because you were too comfortable to get up and go to bed?

Are you able to meditate or pray?

Have you ever been so caught up in reading a good book that you couldn’t put it down?

While listening to a favorite song, can you remember where you were, what you were doing and who you were with when you first heard it?

Have you ever cried or been frightened while watching a movie?

Did you ever lose track of time while engrossed in something enjoyable?

Do you begin to yawn after observing another person yawning?

Do you shudder at the thought of someone scratching his/her fingernails down a chalkboard?

Does your mouth water at the thought of sucking on, or biting into a plump, juicy, sour lemon?

Have you ever impulsively purchased a bag of popcorn, cinnamon roll or caramel apple because of the aroma filtering through the air?

When someone talks about feeling warm physically, do you begin to feel warm also?

Do you occasionally ‘tune out’ when someone is talking to you in a monotonous voice?

Can you at times not hear what a person is saying, because you are anxious to impart your side of the conversation?

If someone talks about a fear that you too have experienced, do you have a tendency to have an apprehensive or fearful feeling also?

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