Thirty-Five Years of Research on Neuro-Linguistic Programming. NLP Research Data Base. State of the Art or Pseudoscientific Decoration?

@article{Witkowski2010ThirtyFiveYO,
  title={Thirty-Five Years of Research on Neuro-Linguistic Programming. NLP Research Data Base. State of the Art or Pseudoscientific Decoration?},
  author={Tomasz Witkowski},
  journal={Polish Psychological Bulletin},
  year={2010},
  volume={41},
  pages={58-66}
}
  • T. Witkowski
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Polish Psychological Bulletin
The huge popularity of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) therapies and training has not been accompanied by knowledge of the empirical underpinnings of the concept. The article presents the concept of NLP in the light of empirical research in the Neuro-Linguistic Programming Research Data Base. From among 315 articles the author selected 63 studies published in journals from the Master Journal List of ISI. Out of 33 studies, 18.2% show results supporting the tenets of NLP, 54.5% results non… Expand

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