Personality Part 2 11-01-07

Personality Part 2 11-01-07 - Personality Part 2 REVIEW...

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Unformatted text preview: Personality Part 2 REVIEW SESSION WED. 7 th of November 7:00 8:00 p.m. Summary of Freudian Theory of Personality Deterministic Unconsciousness important Basic Nature immoral Basic Motivation sexual o Three major criticisms of psychoanalysis: Freudian theory The theorys portrait of human nature is too bleak The theory does not meet acceptable scientific standards Research fails to support many of its propositions o Two enduring aspects of the theory remain influential: The view of the mind as an iceberg (i.e. the importance of the unconscious The analysis of defense mechanisms, which is supported throughout psychology in studies of attention, thinking, feeling, etc. Neo-Freudians Alfred Adler o Importance of childhood social tension Karen Horney o Sought to balance Freuds masculine biases Carl Jung o Emphasized the collective unconscious Concept of a shared, inherited reservoir of memory traces from our species history Archetypes Impressions in the collective unconscious...
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This note was uploaded on 03/19/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Jackson during the Fall '08 term at Michigan State University.

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Personality Part 2 11-01-07 - Personality Part 2 REVIEW...

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