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a. Place the pad of the middle finger of one hand on the top of the nail of the index finger on the same handb. The index finger is straight with the middle finger bending totouch itc. Ask questions & press down on the index finger with themiddle fingerd. Yes = the index finger stays straighte. No = the index finger bends downwardThis one also may take some “teaching” the body “no.” To do this:a. Say “no” and allow the middle finger to easily press the index finger downb. Repeat several timesc. After repeating this several times, try holding strong when saying “no” and if you arenot weak keep practicingEventually you should see a big difference between yes and no.6.
(It may take practice to recognize the difference betweensmooth and sticky.)a. Lightly touch the pads of the index finger and thumb of one hand togetherb. As you ask questions, lightly slide the pads across eachotherc. Yes = the pads slide very smoothly, there is noresistanced. No = the pads are sticky against each other, there is resistancee. This can also be done using both
hands rubbed against each other7.
a. Ask a yes/no question.b. Try to swallow.c. Yes = easy to swallowd. No = cannot swallow or very difficult to swallowe. Test:1) State your name (“I am ____”), then try to swallow (it should be easy to swallow).This is the “yes” swallow.2) Lie about your name (“I am John Smith”), then try to swallow (it should be difficultor impossible to swallow).This is the “no” swallow.