Sunday, October 13, 2013
PSYCHOLOGY WORD OF THE DAY: Projection
First, don't you like my clever image to accompany this?
Okay, what is the true definition of projection?
Projection is a defense mechanism that involves taking our own unacceptable qualities or feelings and ascribing them to other people. For example, you feel like your cousin Marsha really dislikes you, but the truth is that you really dislike her - but just haven't admitted it yet to yourself.