autosuggestion(redirected from autosuggestibility)
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The process by which a person induces self-acceptance of an opinion, belief, or plan of action.
au′to·sug·gest′i·bil′i·ty (-ə-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
au′to·sug·ges′tive (-tĭv) adj.
(Psychology) a process of suggestion in which the person unconsciously supplies or consciously attempts to supply the means of influencing his own behaviour or beliefs
au•to•sug•ges•tion(ˌɔ toʊ səgˈdʒɛs tʃən, -sə-)
suggestion arising from oneself, as the repetition of verbal messages as a means of changing behavior.
1. The theory that if individuals can suggest a belief to themselves, they will come to believe it.
2. Also known as Couéism, this is a form of selfhypnosis developed by Emile Coué in 1885 which relys on the repetition of a positive mantra.