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Unit 5 (D): Dream Content and Theories Mr. McCormick A.P. Psychology
Dream Content Manifest Content: The remembered story line of a dream (Freud) Types: Negative Emotional Content (8/10) Failure Sexual (Men: [1/10]; Women: [1/30]) Latent Content: The underlying meaning of a dream (Freud)
Differences in Dream Content According to Stanley Krippner: By Geographic Region: Northeasterners: Dreams with images of time, activity, streets, architecture Southerners: Dreams of nature, good fortune, emotion, family members Westerners: Dreams of architecture, objects, negative emotions, indoor settings By Gender: Men: Dreams of aggression and tools Women: Dreams of children, clothes, food, friendly interactions
Remembering Your Dreams Use the guidelines on Hand-Out 3-8 “Remembering Your Dreams”
Review What is the difference between Freud’s idea of manifest content and latent content of dreams? Discuss the significance of the following dream theories: Freud’s Wish Fulfillment Information-Processing Physiological Function Activation-Synthesis Cognitive Theory
Homework Research Study Response #8: “Acting as if You Are Hypnotized” (Pgs. 56-64) Unit 5 Test: “States of Consciousness” Chapter 7 Outline: “Learning”
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