Tag: Sigmund Freud

Overcoming the Uncanny

March 12, 2012 By arne hendriks 0

People are often disturbed by the idea of shrinking the human species. The confrontation with unusually small-sized adults sometimes triggers a psychosomatic sensitivity¬† also known as the uncanny.¬†The uncanny is a Freudian concept of an instance where something is familiar, yet foreign at the same…