psych 11-13 - November 13, 2007 Intro. Psych. Personality...

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November 13, 2007 Intro. Psych. Personality -characteristic way of thinking, feeling, and acting -psychoanalytic perspective -sigmund freud – paramount figure for psychoanalytical perspective -1856-1939 -human nature – not a very positive view -behavior is basically determined by biology -consciousness (topographic model – iceberg) -conscious (smallest amount of mind – ego) – tip of iceberg -psychological component -reality principle -“executive of mind” – mediator b/w superego and id -preconscious (superego) – at water level -social component -“perfection principle”…kind of -use of guilt to fight back id -unconscious (majority of mind – Id) – submerged portion of iceberg -biological component -pleasure principle -most powerful part of the mind -development of the personality -personality develops early in life -oral stage: 1 st year or so of life -put things in mouth -anal stage: 1.5-3 years -toilet training -phallic stage: 3-6 years -genitals become erogenous zone -Oedipus Complex -sons love mom but can’t have mom, so model dad
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This note was uploaded on 04/23/2008 for the course PY 101 taught by Professor Schmautz during the Spring '08 term at Whitworth University.

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psych 11-13 - November 13, 2007 Intro. Psych. Personality...

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