Arnold Kling

The Unconscious Mind of the 1950's

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Tyler Cowen has found a new game: Google's Ngram. I decided to play it using the word "unconscious." Consistent with what I wrote in my review of Murray Edelman, usage of the word in books in American English peaks in the 1950s.

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Troy Camplin writes:

Careful. We see the exact same pattern with "conscious." And a not unsimilar one with "subconscious"

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