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Many uses have been claimed for hypnosis, from combating drug addiction to overcoming common phobias. A recent experimental study helps illuminate the supposed connection between hypnosis and increased power of recall. A number of subjects listened to a long, unfamiliar piece of instrumental music. Under subsequent hypnosis, half the subjects were asked to recall salient passages from the musical piece and half were asked to describe scenes from "the film they had just viewed,'' despite their not having just seen a film. The study found that the subjects in the second group were equally confident and detailed in their movie recollections as the subjects in the first group were in their music recollections.

Which one of the following statements is most supported by the information above?

(A) Many of the claims made on behalf of hypnosis are overstated.
(B) Hypnosis cannot significantly increase a person's power of recall.
(C) Recalling events under hypnosis inevitably results in false memories.
(D) What people recall under hypnosis depends to at least some extent on suggestion.
(E) Visual memory is enhanced more by hypnosis than is auditory memory.

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Many uses have been claimed for hypnosis, from combating drug addiction to overcoming common phobias. A recent experimental study helps illuminate the supposed connection between hypnosis and increased power of recall. A number of subjects listened to a long, unfamiliar piece of instrumental music. Under subsequent hypnosis, half the subjects were asked to recall salient passages from the musical piece and half were asked to describe scenes from "the film they had just viewed,'' despite their not having just seen a film. The study found that the subjects in the second group were equally confident and detailed in their movie recollections as the subjects in the first group were in their music recollections.

Which one of the following statements is most supported by the information above?

(A) Many of the claims made on behalf of hypnosis are overstated.
(B) Hypnosis cannot significantly increase a person's power of recall.
(C) Recalling events under hypnosis inevitably results in false memories.
(D) What people recall under hypnosis depends to at least some extent on suggestion.
(E) Visual memory is enhanced more by hypnosis than is auditory memory
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I dont understand the OA, the question asks most supported by information above..

But Option D talks about suggestion.. no where in the passage talks about any suggestion or prompt ..

I felt option B was right ... as the passage doesnt talk about how good the recall was.. it doesnt press on that point .. so probably it isnt significant ??

Please help..
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New post 29 Dec 2017, 15:42
This is a incredibly tough question. I got the answer wrong but after spending 10 mins on this, i saw one thing that was common to both the group. Both the groups were Asked to describe scenes & to recall salient passages. Maybe this the reason why D is correct but then again I am just guessing here.
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Sir, can you please explain why the answer is D? what i could infer was that there is no 'suggestion' here in the above text.
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The suggestion in the musical episode was the play itself which the audience recalled when some query was asked. The implication is the film, which the subjects re-visualized when the subjects were asked some questions. The suggestion in the film case came even without showing them the film.
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New post 04 Jul 2018, 07:40
I could get the answer by POE... All choices apart from D could be eliminated.

A) which are these many claims. Passage mainly talks about 'an' experiment
B) there is no mention of 'significant' increase. Also the same can't be said so strongly. Choice B is a very strongly worded choice
C) again, very strongly worded. Too much of generalization
E) not relevant.

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