Hypnosis in the internet – information or disinformation

  • Hubert Oręziak Hubert Oręziak Science Club SCIENTIA, Institute of Applied Psychology, Maria Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Education, Szczęśliwicka 40, 02-353 Warsaw
Keywords: hypnosis, Internet, information, disinformation

Abstract

The main  goal of this article is to take a look at veracity of information about hypnosis on the polish Internet. The research question that was asked: is polish Internet informative or disinformative as a source of knowledge about hypnosis.

To answer this question,  content analysis was done and an  interview with a hypnosis expert was undertaken.

This article shows that information about hypnosis that typical Internet users can find are more disinformative than informative, because only about 60% of it is true and it is not easy to detect  false ones if a person is not a hypnosis expert.

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Published
2017-04-21
How to Cite
Hubert Oręziak, H. O. (2017, April 21). Hypnosis in the internet – information or disinformation. E-Methodology, 90-98. Retrieved from https://e-methodology.eu/index.php/e-methodology/article/view/10.15503.emet2016.90.98
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“On the Internet” – Research