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2. What is a disadvantage of Freud's theory?

  • Hard to test Freud's theory to prove/disprove validity of the concept of repressed memories so it lacks falsifiability.
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3. What is another disadvantage of Freud's theory?

  • It's unacceptable to create traumatic or stressful events in a lab to see if they are repressed, so it raises ethical issues.
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4. What did Freud believe?

  • Freud believed that theses repressed memories continue to affect conscious thought, desire and action even though there is no conscious memory of the traumatic event.
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5. Who supported Freud's theory?

  • Levinger & Clark’s (1961) study supports repression as an emotional factor in forgetting.
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