Chapter 13 Personality

Chapter 13 Personality - "I'd rather be a little weird...

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Chapter Thirteen “I’d rather be a little weird than all boring.” – Rebecca McKinsey
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“An individual’s characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling, and acting” A unique set of consistent emotional, cognitive, and behavioral dispositions or tendencies
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Ways in which each person is similar to or different from others Being high or low in sensation-seeking
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Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud
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Sigmund Freud Sigmund Freud
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Parts of the mind Parts of the mind
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Psychoanalytic theory Psychoanalytic theory Psychic determinism According to Freud, nothing happens by chance or accident Dreams Freudian slips e.g., “dress/breast” e.g., “Obama/Osama”
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Psychoanalytic theory Psychoanalytic theory Psychic determinism Every act, thought, and feeling is an expression of the unconscious mind Behavior is caused by unconscious motivations/conflicts To alter personality, unconscious must be made conscious
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Structure of personality Structure of personality Focus on how people cope with sexual/aggressive instincts within constraints of society Three sources that direct instinctual energy Id Ego Superego
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Structure of personality Structure of personality Supereg o Id Ego
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