Suppress it and you’ll dream about it…

The usual criticism of Freud’s work is that many of his theories are largely unverifiable. Certainly no evidence has been found for two of his most well-known ideas – the Oedipus and Electra complexes. But in psychology it’s not wise to take sides too quickly. Here is a report of the first study to confirm Freud’s theory of dreams:

[From The Harvard Crimson]

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Dr Jeremy Dean is a psychologist and the author of PsyBlog. His latest book is "Making Habits, Breaking Habits: How to Make Changes That Stick". You can follow PsyBlog by email, by RSS feed, on Twitter and Google+.

Published: 25 March 2004

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