Defense mechanisms are an unconscious process
that protect an individual from painful thoughts or ideas that are too difficult for the conscious mind to cope with.
We know that in Jung's world, the undeveloped, unconscious portions of the personality which strive for integration in the wholeness of the individual, is the compensatory function of unconscious process
, giving the psyche its teleological character.
Projective identification is an unconscious process
in which aspects of the self are split off and projected onto another person.
It also accounts for ethical fading, an unconscious process
that allows the ethical components of a decision to fade from view as we focus on other aspects of it.
Further studies on AMP are necessary to determine the effects of different ISIs, and the specific conditions that favour the manifestation of this unconscious process
Another largely unconscious process
is the use of mental shortcuts to quickly make sense of partial information.
Another example of unconscious process
is addictive behavior.
Lawtoo explains Nietzsche's premise: "this phantom is born out of an unconscious process
of psychic 'communication' that spreads contagiously from self to others, one head to another head, depriving 'the great majority' of their own thoughts, values, and opinions and, thus, turning their ego into what he calls, once again, a 'phantom of the ego.
Her work shows that the transition from a martial masculinity to a more cerebral, intellectual gender identity was not necessarily a smooth, unconscious process
, but had to be learned and, at times, carefully negotiated.
Approximately 68% experienced what they felt was an altered state of consciousness or an unconscious process
at work more generally.
It's a mostly unconscious process
where all the associations we have with a particular name will pop up: from the newspapers, from stories and, of course, from our own history.
Her imagery is assembled via a largely unconscious process
, familiar to many artists, of accumulating impressions and ideas over a long period of time.