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Personality: Freudian Principles
What do we know about Freud? HW: Read pages: by Wed What exactly is our unconscious mind? Psychoanalysis= seeking to expose unconscious tensions.
Freud’s Structure and Development of Personality Personality= blend of conscience and pleasure ID- operates on pleasure principle. Seeks instant gratification regardless of consequences Superego- voice of the conscience that forces the ego to consider not only the real but societies ideal. Ego-balancing the wants and needs of the id and super ego.
How does our Personality Structure Develop - Psychosexual stages: the Id’s pleasure seeking energies focus on different areas of the body. fixation= becoming overly or under gratified in a certain stage effects your personality as an adult
Psychosexual Stages 5 Stages 1) Oral Stage- gratify ones self by putting things in mouth. 2) Anal Stage- during toilet training. Gratification by holding and letting go of waste 3)Phallic Stage (3-5)- Electra and Oedipus complex. Sexual Feelings for opposite sex parent. After a while, we try to be like our 4)Latency (6-11)- absence of pleasure seeking principles. 5)Genital Stage= adolescence till rest of life. Reappearance of gratification focused on genitals. Same Sex Parents? Single Parent Homes?
Think, Pair, an Share 1) Evaluate the Situation on your own. Are the actions of the main characters an example of the id, ego, or super ego. Explain. 2) Share your view with a partner. 3) Share with the class m.willis.graduating.cnn?iref=videosearch m.willis.graduating.cnn?iref=videosearch 2/04/pn.cheerleader.trouble.cnn?iref=videosearch
Defense Mechanisms Ego protects from anxiety conflict between the super ego and id can cause us to have anxiety and make us feel frustration. Defense Mechanisms=unconscious tactics used to deflect anxiety or guilt caused by superego, id and ego *explanations for unacceptable actions. We unconsciously
Group Skits 1) Goto Your assigned group. 2) Define your term 3) Create a skit (can be improv) that shows the meaning of your definition. 4) Write the definition on the board in your own words, and explain to the class what it means 1)repression 2)regression3 3) Reaction Formation 4) projection 5) Rationalization 6) Displacement 7) Sublimination
Rationalization -Making up acceptable excuses for behaviors that cause us to feel anxious
Repression Memories that are cause anxiety are pushed in the back of the mind and forgotten. They slowly come out in some situations
regression When faced with anxiety one retreats to more infantile solutions
Projection Feels or Anxiety you experience are projected onto other people. Ex: Jealous bf does not want to admit it. He claims that the GF is the jealous one.
Reaction Formation Defending against acceptable impulses by acting opposite to them
Displacement -cannot take out frustration on the source so you take it out on someone else.
Sublimination Redirecting a forbidden desire into socially acceptable desire. EX: You are angry at your friend’s arrogant attitude. You take out that anger in soccer practice by playing harder.