autosuggestion


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au·to·sug·ges·tion

 (ô′tō-səg-jĕs′chən)
n. Psychology
The process by which a person induces self-acceptance of an opinion, belief, or plan of action.

au′to·sug·gest′ v.
au′to·sug·gest′i·bil′i·ty (-ə-bĭl′ĭ-tē) n.
au′to·sug·gest′i·ble adj.
au′to·sug·ges′tive (-tĭv) adj.

autosuggestion

(ˌɔːtəʊsəˈdʒɛstʃən)
n
(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
ˌautosugˈgestive adj

au•to•sug•ges•tion

(ˌɔ toʊ səgˈdʒɛs tʃən, -sə-)

n.
suggestion arising from oneself, as the repetition of verbal messages as a means of changing behavior.
[1885–90]
au′to•sug•gest′i•ble, adj.
au`to•sug•gest`i•bil′i•ty, n.
au`to•sug•ges′tive, adj.

autosuggestion

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.autosuggestion - a system for self-improvement developed by Emile Coue which was popular in the 1920s and 1930s
self-improvement, self-reformation - the act of improving yourself
Translations

autosuggestion

autosuggestion

[ˈɔːtəʊsəˈdʒɛstʃn] nautosuggestione f

au·to·sug·ges·tion

n. autosugestión, acto de sugestionarse.
References in classic literature ?
Strutting about with great show and braggadocio, he strove to impress his followers with the mere nothingness of so trivial a feat as flying birdlike thousands of yards above the jungle, though it was long until he had thoroughly convinced himself by the force of autosuggestion that he had enjoyed every instant of the flight and was already far advanced in the art of aviation.
Repetitive words and phrases, said silently or aloud, are methods of convincing the subconscious mind - for autosuggestion, no matter what the form, is the only way of molding its pattern.
The Power of Positive Autosuggestion is an upcoming digital course which is intended to serve as a self-help guide for the people.
If they reply "No", I say: "Consult a doctor then, and follow his treatment as well as using autosuggestion.
However, while the autosuggest can make it easy to fix search query errors for popular searches, for precise searches, autosuggestion can lead to an inaccurate result set as it tries to find a more popular search query than the one entered.
He discusses the definition, nature, and power of suggestion and its role in social life, describing how it is different from persuasion and hypnosis, suggestion and autosuggestion in the waking state, and their effectiveness for feeling, thought, and behavior.
In practice, the boundary between fictitious and factitious memories is porous, and easily transgressed via autosuggestion --a subject of intense interest to trauma doctors a century ago, but for the wrong reasons no longer considered interesting.
Also through analytics, it has developed an autosuggestion feature in which it can recommend an appropriate search string to users based on what they type in the search field.
At least that's what Google's drop-down autosuggestion menu will give you if you type "millennials are" into the search bar.
Call it autosuggestion if you like; call it coincidence; I now have a sore knee too
The methods used in the subjects' psychological training, methods that the coach can use in his work to improve the regulation of mental states in athletes, involved: communication, suggestion and autosuggestion, awareness, biofeedback, development of self-esteem and coping in athletes, as well as ensuring a good neuro-psychological recovery, strategies for improving the activation, strategies for energizing the athletes, pep talks, bulletin boards, training before competition, immediate strategies for self-energizing.