Yes! Hypnosis is a natural state of mind that occurs in most people on a regular basis.
Hypnosis is a state of intense concentration or focused attention marked by increased suggestibility. The hypnotic trance state is created by way of an "induction". An induction is a way get the conscious mind to take a back seat and allow access to the unconscious mind.
Yes! While it's common for people to close their eyes while being hypnotized, it's not a requirement.
Trained in hypnosis, Freud abandoned the practice as he developed his own methods.
Yes. I've got an open mind, but there are limits.
"Trance Capacity" generally refers to the aptitude of an individual to achieve hypnosis or "trance".