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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 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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4. What did Freud suggest?

  • Suggested that anxiety-causing material may be repressed as an ego-defence mechanism to protect us.
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5. 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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