Objectives_Ch13 - Objectives: Chapter 13 (Personality)...

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Objectives: Chapter 13 (Personality) (pages 553-591) Define personality ; identify the goals of personality psychology. Personality is the characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling and acting. Individual and underlying processes. Gives coherence to one’s life Reflects both nature (genes) and nurture (experience) Personal Tendencies Coping Patterns Describe Freud’s view of personality structure in terms of the id, ego, and superego. Id, the most primitive part of personality. Fights for manifestation, and satisfaction of unconscious psychic energy. Driven by the “pleasure principle”. The id is indistinctive and unsocialized. Strives for immediate gratification. Ego- our largely conscious self. Driven by the “reality principle”, and it tries to find socially acceptable ways of meeting the demands of the id. Superego- represents internalized rules and ideals pressed upon us (particularly by primary caregivers). The “Conscious” (guilt/should-nots). Ego-ideal: ideas/shoulds Identify Freud’s psychosexual stages of development, and describe the effects of fixation on behavior. Oral Stage- mouth-related pressure, central conflict: wanting food to be on demand and learning that immediate gratification is not always possible, and oral fixation- May cause personality anxieties related to food, smoking, etc. Anal Stage-Bowel and bladder related pressure,
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Waesche during the Summer '08 term at FSU.

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Objectives_Ch13 - Objectives: Chapter 13 (Personality)...

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