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AP PsychJanuary 27th20178.00 Experiment ReflectionFreud’s single most important idea was that the human personality has more than one aspect. He saw it structured into three parts: the id, ego, and superego, which all develop at different stages in our lives. These aren’t parts of the brain, or a physical property but they’re systems. According to his model of the personality, the id is the primitive and instinctual part of the mind that contains sexual and aggressive drives and hidden memories. The super-ego operates as a moral conscience; and the ego is the realistic part that mediates between the desires of the id and the super-ego.The id is the primitive and instinctive component of personality. It consists of all the inherited (i.e. biological) components of personality present at birth, including the sex (life) instinct – Eros

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