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free association

A psychodynamic technique, whereby a patient isencouraged to freely talk about their thoughts, wishes,experiences and mental images as they arise, in the hope ofallowing preconscious content to surface in the consciousness.

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September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.