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Archive for July 2015

Precognition

Many people report having the feeling that something was about to happen before it actually did. Parapsychology concerns the study of phenomena that seemingly cannot be explained by conventional scientific means. Schmidt designed an experiment in which the participants had the option of either constantly predicting which […]

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Neurosis as protective factor

Men and women who are creatively gifted are characterized by a susceptibility to meant illness which is grater than average, but which does not necessarily lead to actual breakdown because creative powers are to some extent protective against mental illness. Experimental psychology lends some support to this […]

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The Unconscious and creative thinking

Although Freud was certainly right in contrasting rational, directed thinking with daydreaming, he did not admit the possibility that unconscious processes and fantasy also play an important part in the type of creative thinking which is concerned with reality rather that with wish fulfilment. Freud drew too […]

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Explaining Delusions

The precursors of delusions and hallucinations are constituted by fantasies and illusions, wishful thinking and fallacies which formally are identical with those experienced by normal persons. But here again schizophrenic autism makes a distinction between fantasy and reality with the result that delusions and hallucinations become equals […]

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