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Some would attempt reality testing (163) with the lawyer as to the adequacy of settlement, and in relation to his awareness of court and tribunal decisions in similar cases.
This is a minor setback, the Needham analyst says, because Forest got some useful reality testing at an early—and less expensive—stage of clinical trials.
Virtual reality testing schemes offer more flexibility, but fall short of meeting the brain's basic need for the appearance of authenticity.
For Freud, this ability to reconsider a plan of action as trial offer was the crux of what he called reality testing, which is also what we call thinking, but which is most pressing in the work of mourning.
For example, his treatment of Kant misses the central point of disinterestedness (making Kant's views into a version of his own); he greatly overextends the idea of "non-controversial relativism" (as if it makes all forms of relativism uncontroversial--most importantly, of course, his own); he transforms Gerrig's ideas about the assumption of truth into a lack of reality testing specific to literature (though Gerrig's point is general), and so on.
Reality testing occupies the territory of the lost object, which, as a rule, is not identical with the transitional object.
The solutions are achieved by guiding disputants through a series of steps intended to assist them in identifying individual interests, zeroing in on specific areas of conflict, brainstorming options, reality testing solutions, then selecting the most satisfactory, and planning for implementation of the chosen solution(s).
So I'm being helpful and have created a handy cut-out and keep guide to what is real, not real or going through reality testing.
But dads have the harder job of steering them around the edgy corners of life, giving them a sense of wonderment and reality testing.
This can challenge blind obedience to authority and break the group's tendency to avoid reality testing.
In this manner, she illustrates how potential treatment obstacles--difficulties in affect regulation, in reality testing, in conscience formation, among others--can be assessed and subjected to trial interventions from the very start.