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1. Topographic Model a. The majority of what we experience in life is not available to us at the conscious level. The memories of childhood, and the emotions associated with those memories are not lost but rather inaccessible later in life. Freud believed that those memories affect us behaviorally, in many cases in symptoms such as hysteria, and we do not know why.
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Unformatted text preview: Mental events could be brought to consciousness from the pre-conscious, but not the unconscious mind. I think of it like an ocean. There is only so far deep you can go before the pressure is too much that you cannot handle it. b....
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2010 for the course PSYCH 129B taught by Professor Kupper during the Spring '07 term at UCLA.

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