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Involves keeping distressing thoughts and feelings

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- involves keeping distressing thoughts and feelings buried in the unconscious Projection - involves attributing one’s own thoughts, feelings, or motives to another Displacement - involves diverting emotional feelings (usually anger) from their original source to a substitute target Reaction Formation - involves behaving in a way that is the opposite of one’s true feelings Regression - involves a reversion to immature patterns of behavior Identification - involves bolstering self-esteem by forming an imaginary or real alliance with some person or group Compensation - involves efforts to overcome imagined or real inferiorities by developing one’s abilities Psychosexual Stages - developmental periods with a characteristic sexual focus that leave their mark on adult personality Collective Unconscious - a storehouse of of latent memory traces inherited from people’s ancestral past that is shared with the entire human race Behavioral Perspectives Behaviorism is a theoretical orientation based on the premise that scientific psychology should study observable behavior Most behaviorists view an individual’s personality as a collection of response tendencies that are tied to various stimulus situations Classical Conditioning - a type of learning in which a neutral stimulus acquires the capacity to evoke a response that was originally evoked by another stimulus Pavlov demonstrated how learning reflexes are acquired Unconditioned Stimulus - a stimulus that evokes an unconditioned response without previous conditioning Unconditioned Response - an unlearned reaction to an unconditioned stimulus that occurs without previous conditioning Conditioned Stimulus - a previously neutral stimulus that has acquired the capacity to evoke a conditioned response through conditioning Conditioned Response -
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