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2. 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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3. What is repression?

  • Not able to retrieve a memory due to emotionally threatening material being repressed or held from conscious awareness.
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4. What did they do?

  • P’s told to give free associations to both neutral and negative emotionally charged words. Shortly after the p’s were given the words again and asked to recall their associations.
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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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