A. View of humans
B. What should psychology be?
C. Founded by Freud, who believed that there was conflict among your three personalities:
id: (the "it"), governed by the pleasure principle, the container of inherited psychological energy. It has survival drives such as h_________, t________, and s___.
If you have Netflix and want to take a break and still learn a little about the id, you can watch Episode 1 of the Santa Clarita diet.
ego: (the "I"), governed by the reality principle, the center of reason, but not m________
superego: (the "above me"), governed by the morality principle, represents internalized social standards
D. Weaknesses/Common Objections
1. What is the evidence for a powerful unconscious mind?
2. Is the therapy based on the theory more effective than other therapies?
Popular objections (but not necessarily problems with the theory):
E. Recent changes/discoveries
But how do you achieve insight? Hint: Not by using hypnosis.
1. Dream interpretation ("the royal road to the unconscious") If you want to see--not as a serious thing but just for fun--how one might use this technique, try this link.
2. Freudian slips
3. Word association
4. Free association and analysis of resistance
5. Projective tests
By now you should be able to:
In addition, you should
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