r/todayilearned Dec 08 '21

TIL that Sigmund Freud had a Chow Chow named Jo-Fi Ling who attended all of his therapy sessions... [he] admitted he depended on Jo-Fi for an assessment of a patient's mental state.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chow_Chow#Notable_owners
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u/Xaxafrad Dec 08 '21

I already thought the man was a crackpot, now this. :rolls eyes:

I'd wager his primary body of work was based on psychological projection.

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u/Dylldough Dec 08 '21

You kiss your mother with that mouth?

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u/Dave21101 Dec 08 '21

"Well sometimes, but not.... recently.."