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James W. Pennebaker, Chair The University of Texas at Austin, SEA 4.212, Austin, TX 78712 • (512) 475-7596

When Your Mouth Betrays You: The Science and Psychology Behind Slips

Posted: March 21, 2012

Dr. Zenzi Griffin is one of several psychologists called upon to explain "parapraxis", or what many of us would call a "Freudian slip". While some psychologists might interpret a verbal error, or "slip of the tongue" as revealing a subconscious thought or wish, Dr. Griffin, however, says it is not necessarily "emotional" . more >

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