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How mindfulness plays havoc with memory - Telegraph

How mindfulness plays havoc with memory - Telegraph | Experiential, Focusing-Oriented & Classic Person-Centred | Scoop.it
The practice can disrupt the brain’s ability to tell the difference between real and false memories, scientists find
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A Theory of Personality Change, Eugene T. Gendlin, Ph.D. University of Chicago

Chapter four in: Personality Change, Philip Worchel & Donn Byrne (Eds.), New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1964

After a few pages which state two main problems and two observations, a theory of personality change will be presented. The theory is another step in the continuing work on "experiencing" (Gendlin, 1957, 1962b; Gendlin and Zimring, 1955). The theory of experiencing provides a frame of reference in which theoretical considerations are viewed in a new way.

A theory requires terms, defined words with which to specify observations, and a formulation of a chain of theoretical hypotheses. The theory presented here is developed within this basic structure, and special notice should be given to the new terms which are introduced and defined. These terms are pointed out and numbered. (We can have a genuine theory only with carefully defined terms, and only by using defined terms can we later modify, improve, and extend theory.) ...


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