Thoughts on Suppression – The Psychologist

Thoughts on suppression | The Psychologist

Thought suppression commonly refers to the act of deliberately trying to rid the mind of unwanted thoughts (Wegner, 1989). In early investigations researchers demonstrated that the suppression of a particular thought often resulted in the subsequent increased return of the unwanted thought, a phenomenon termed the ‘rebound effect’ (Wegner et al., 1987).

Originally posted 2016-12-17 12:40:16.