ASSOCIATIVE THINKING

an unconscious or uncontrolled cognitive activity in which the mind wanders

ASSOCIATIVE THINKING: "Free association, as in psychoanalysis is a technique that depends on associative thinking."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "ASSOCIATIVE THINKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/associative-thinking/ (accessed October 15, 2018).
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