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Recovering?



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The notion that we can, somehow, ‘recover’ deeply repressed childhood memories is, to say the least, one of the more dubious aspects of the Freudian mythologizing so often peddled as ‘analysis’. Compared with a belief in alien abduction, however, it is a model of intellectual rigor. Now one Harvard psychologist is comparing the two phenomena and coming, it seems, to some sensible conclusions.



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