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Eye’m lovin’ it! The role of gazing awareness in mimetic desires (Study)

“Recent studies showed that people evaluate objects more favorably when these objects are gazed-at by others, an effect coined as “mimetic desire”. In two studies, we tested whether mimetic desire stems from an automatic form of learning by examining one dimension … Continue reading

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Lacanian psychoanalysis

“Jaques Lacan was a French psychoanalyst who reconceptualized Freud using post-structuralism. Lacan rejected attempts to link psychoanalysis with social theory, saying ‘the unconscious is the discourse of the Other’ — that human passion is structured by the desire of others … Continue reading

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