Freud - Freudian Framework The Freudian Framework has been...

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Freudian Framework The Freudian Framework has been extremely influential in the development of psychology, social psychology and areas in the humanities While there are very few researchers now who would claim to be Freudian, there are many researchers and field that have been impacted by the perspective and especially our view of the importance of the unconscious
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What is the Freudian Perspective? Freud’s perspective examines 3 aspects of the mind and 3 aspects of the personality. The mind The conscious—that part of the mind that is aware of reasons and behavior. The Preconscious—that part of the mind that serves as a kind of storage or reservoir for the conscious The Unconscious—that part of the mind of which the individual is unaware; this is the most important aspect of the mind
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The personality There are also 3 parts of the personality that develops sequentially The id—that part of the personality that is selfish, amoral, at birth, this IS the totality of the being The ego—that part of the personality that negotiates. Initially, negotiation is between the demands of the id and reality; later on, the negotiation becomes more complicated and negotiation is between the id, the ego and the superego AND reality
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The personality Superego- the part of the personality that strives for “perfection” – this is the moral aspect which considers the “other” and strives to please others with moral authority. This part of the personality has internalized norms and controls behavior. (the conscience )
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSYC 205 taught by Professor Sell during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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