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The Unconscious: Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications

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The Unconscious: Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications

The Unconscious: Theory, Research, and Clinical Implications (Psychoanalysis and Psychological Science) by Joel Weinberger, Valentina Stoycheva
English | November 22, 2019 | ISBN: 1462541054, 1462547699 | EPUB | 396 pages | 1.2 MB

Weaving together state-of-the-art research, theory, and clinical insights, this book provides a new understanding of the unconscious and its centrality in human functioning.

The authors review heuristics, implicit memory, implicit learning, attribution theory, implicit motivation, automaticity, affective versus cognitive salience, embodied cognition, and clinical theories of unconscious functioning. They integrate this work with cognitive neuroscience views of the mind to create an empirically supported model of the unconscious. Arguing that widely used psychotherapies–including both psychodynamic and cognitive approaches–have not kept pace with current science, the book identifies promising directions for clinical practice.