March 29, 2012

In Defense of Sigmund Freud

Matthew Gullo, The Conversation


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Sigmund Freud, the founder of psychology, has recently suffered some serious knocks. His theories have been dismissed as unscientific and his achievements are now considered to be equal parts myth and fact.

But was the Austrian’s theory of the mind really so different to what neuroscience is now telling us? I would argue the differences are smaller than we think.

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TAGGED: Neuroscience, Psychology, Psychoanalysis, Sigmund Freud

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