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2. 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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3. What did Loftus et al. (1995) say about therapists?

  • Therapists may be planting “false memories” which can be done quite easily as people’s memories are very malleable (Loftus et al. 1995) so reduces validity.
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4. What did they find & conclude?

  • Emotional words also produced a higher galvanic skin response (GSR) – a measure of emotional arousal. Repression slowed the p’s recall of associations with emotionally charged words.
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5. What is motivational forgetting?

  • When anxiety caused by the memory in some way represses it from conscious thought to protect us.
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