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Psych325/HD370 Introduction to Adult Psychopathology
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Drives, Dreams and, speaking of which,  Hamlet’s Father Lecture 4 1/31/08
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Today’s Lecture  1. Once again – the role of the sexual and aggressive drives 2. From civilization to the individual: Psycho-sexual stage 3. Back to his lectures – slips of the tongue 5. Approaching Dreams – Freud’s logic 6. Hamlet Act I   The arrival of Hamlet’s father, the confidence  of Hamlet’s stepfather, and the prince’s first speech to the  audience
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Freud: On sexual energy (Some Key Points) 1. Freud believed that we are animals and, that like  mammals, pleasurable physical feelings reinforce  adaptive behaviors. 2. He believed in an “energic model” of the mind –  that we are “powered” by sexual and aggressive  energy. 3. That as a species, channeling that energy into less  direct expressions of sexuality and aggression has  led to the rise of culture and civilization, and … 4. Each of us has to undergo “training” to sublimate  our drives, to become civilized, and to contribute to  society.
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Freud: Why are “slips of the tongue” worthy of study? 1.
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This note was uploaded on 09/27/2011 for the course HD 370 taught by Professor Segal during the Spring '08 term at Cornell.

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