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Susan Martinez April 13, 2010 Research Methods Lab Extra Credit The Psychology of Moving Sarah Kershaw’s New York Times’ article, The Psychology of Moving , reveals the truths about the experiences felt by many Americans, and the hardships they go through psychologically when having to redirect one’s living circumstances. The New York Times article goes in depth into four individuals and their different experiences with moving throughout their lives and their feelings towards moving now. One individual, Martin-Christopher Harper, is a chronic mover. He has admitted to moving 40 times within nine years. By psychoanalyst definition, he experiences repetition compulsion or the Goldilocks complex; always trying to look for something that is just right (Kershaw, 2010). Another individual studied, Doug LeBow, feels a sense of entrapment by his living circumstances because although he has been looking forward to moving, he is unable to find a buyer. Having no control over his situation due to the
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course PSY 0035 taught by Professor Barbkucinski during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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