Commentary on Tuch

  title={Commentary on Tuch},
  author={Cristina M. Alberini},
  journal={Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association},
  pages={317 - 330}
  • C. Alberini
  • Published 1 April 2015
  • Psychology
  • Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association
I n “Problems Applying Neuroscientific Research to the Clinical Setting,” Richard Tuch challenges the idea that neuroscientific findings on memory reconsolidation, the process by which memories can become fragile upon retrieval (Alberini 2011; Nader and Einarsson 2010), might be useful or even correctly interpreted in psychoanalysis and, in general, in the context of psychotherapeutic applications. He expresses “concern about a tendency to accept neuroscientific findings without rigorously… 


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