Chapter 15 Vocab List - AP Psychology Personality...

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AP Psychology Personality Vocabulary Quiz ______________________ Personality - an individual's characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting Free Association - in psychoanalysis, a method of exploring the unconscious in which the person relaxes and says whatever comes to mind, no matter how trivial or embarrassing Psychoanalysis - Freud's theory of personality that attributes thoughts and actions to unconscious motives and conflicts Unconscious - according to Freud, a reservoir of mostly unacceptable thoughts, wishes, feelings, and memories. According to contemporary psychologists, information processing of which we are unaware Id - contains a reservoir of unconscious psychic energy that, according to Freud, strives to satisfy basic sexual and aggressive drives. The id operates on the pleasure principle, demanding immediate gratification Ego - the largely conscious, "executive" part of personality that, according to Freud, mediates among the demands of the id, superego, and reality Superego - the part of personality that, according to Freud, represents internalized ideals and provides standards for judgment (the conscience) and for future aspirations Oedipus Complex -
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