Experimental evidence supporting reaction formation

April 19, 2013 | By | Reply More

Suspiciously often, those who are most vocally anti-gay turn out to be gay. In this experiment, men who were the most opposed to male homosexuality were shown to have particularly strong homosexual urges for other men. Classic reaction formation.

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Category: Psychology Cognition, Sex

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Erich Vieth is an attorney focusing on consumer law litigation and appellate practice. He is also a working musician and a writer, having founded Dangerous Intersection in 2006. Erich lives in the Shaw Neighborhood of St. Louis, Missouri, where he lives half-time with his two extraordinary daughters.

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