free-associate


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Psychoanalysts ask patients to free-associate, which means saying anything that comes into the mind without modifying it in any way.
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When performing under the Brainstorming action, each player may be asked to free-associate on topics ranging from frozen food to 80s pop television.
Left without any visual component to consider, visitors free-associate in an environment usually reserved for images and not sounds.
It's a slow, elegant ballad with lyrics that free-associate wildly, but what makes it arresting is the musical accompaniment: The setting is a faint, sketchy outline, not a walloping production.