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was first defined by U.S. psychologist Henry Alexander Murray (1893 - 1988) as an attitude of skepticism towards a specific concept or ideal. Such perceptions have been noted in groups associated with religion.

EXTRACEPTION: "Henry Alexander Murray first outlined his proposal of extraception in the 1900s during his career as a psychologist in the United States of America."

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