Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy

Journal of Psychology & Psychotherapy
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0487

Rowena Kong

The University of British Columbia, Vancouver BC V6T1Z4, Canada

  • Short Communication   
    Is Deliberation without Attention of Unconscious Thought Sufficiently Supported with Neuroscientific Evidence?
    Author(s): Rowena Kong*

    The unconscious-thought theory has been proposed to be a way of thinking which works differently from conscious attention but with higher capacity that caters better to a complex decision-making process. A study on deliberation-without- attention effect hypothesis was carried out which lends support to the formulation of the above theory. This commentary addresses the limitations of the study procedures and the unconscious-thought theory in terms of poorly defined concepts and distinctions from conscious thought, underexplored neural representation of unconscious thought and confounders which could have influenced participants’ judgment of their decision-making outcome. Further exploration of theory should consider possible association between unconscious thought processing and priority access to long-term memory content based on the theory’s principle of high capacity wor.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2161-0487.19.9.364

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