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Chapter 13 - Chapter13:Personality ,feeling,andacting a...

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Chapter 13: Personality I. Personality- an individual’s characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting. a. i.e. each dwarf has a distinct personality II. Psychodynamic Perspective a. Freud developed the first comprehensive theory of personality. b. Focuses on unconscious forces, such as wises and motives that influence behavior.   we are conscious of only the tip of the iceberg and everything else lies below the  level of conscious awareness III. Psychoanalysis- the process of  free association (talk talk talk) a. Freudian slips- mean to say one thing, but say another  at a copying machine an  assistant counts copies 8, 9, 10, Jack, Queen, King… b.  Id, Ego and Superego i. The Id operates on the pleasure principle, demanding immediate gratification.   ii. The ego functions as the “executive” and mediates the demands of the id and the  superego. iii.
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This note was uploaded on 07/09/2011 for the course PSYC 1101 taught by Professor Crystal during the Fall '08 term at UGA.

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