Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of "brainwashing" in China

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UNC Press Books, 1989 - Psychology - 510 pages
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Informed by Erik Erikson's concept of the formation of ego identity, this book, which first appreared in 1961, is an analysis of the experiences of fifteen Chinese citizens and twenty-five Westerners who underwent "brainwashing" by the Communist Chinese government. Robert Lifton constructs these case histories through personal interviews and outlines a thematic pattern of death and rebirth, accompanied by feelings of guilt, that characterizes the process of "thought reform." In a new preface, Lifton addresses the implications of his model for the study of American religious cults.

 

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Example 1: When disconnecting the processing centers of vision and connections with the hypothalamus and optic nerves the person could fail to perceive images and stimuli of different areas in the brain remembering that areas in the brain even when you are not normally would process visual stimuli, process information such as the psyche and the brain to bring information to the scepters that makes the individual recognize the images. Various studies have shown that the processing centers atmosphere activities take information but generally the brain processes the information to then be understood.
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Contents

THE PROBLEM
1
WHAT IS BRAINWASHING?
3
RESEARCH IN HONG KONG
8
REEDUCATION DR VINCENT
19
FATHER LUCA THE FALSE CONFESSION
38
PSYCHOLOGICAL STEPS
65
VARIETIES OF RESPONSE THE OBVIOUSLY CONFUSED
86
VARIETIES OF RESPONSE APPARENT CONVERTS
117
A CHINESE ODYSSEY
274
THE OLDER GENERATION ROBERT CHAO
301
GEORGE CHEN THE CONVERSIONS OF YOUTH
313
GRACE WU MUSIC AND REFORM
338
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES THE FATE OF FILIAL PIETY
359
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES ORIGINS
388
CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES IMPACT
399
IDEOLOGICAL TOTALISM
419

VARIETIES OF RESPONSE APPARENT RESISTERS
133
GROUP REFORM DOUBLEEDGED LEADERSHIP
152
FOLLOWUP VISITS
185
FATHER SIMON THE CONVERTED JESUIT
207
RECOVERY AND RENEWAL A SUMMING UP
222
THE ENCOUNTER
243
THE REVOLUTIONARY UNIVERSITY MR HU
253
APPROACHES TO REEDUCATION
438
OPEN PERSONAL CHANGE
462
A CONFESSION DOCUMENT
473
NOTES
485
INDEX
505
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Robert Jay Lifton is lecturer on psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and author of "Death in Life: Survivors of Hiroshima" and "The Nazi Doctors."

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