Lecture 9 Questions
Psychodynamics & the Experience Approach
1. What is positivism?
2. What is romanticism?
3. For psychodynamic theorists, what do behaviours in everyday life refer to?
How are people’s behaviours understood?
4. What is the goal of the psychodynamic viewpoint?
5. What was Sigmund Freud’s view of humans?
From the Psychodynamic Viewpoint
6. What are the four viewpoints regarding emotions?
7. What is meant by latent and manifest content?
8. What does the psychodynamic approach deal with in terms of emotional residues
of life experiences? 9. The psychodynamic theory explores the scope of family relations as they unfold
during the life span of the individual in relation to what three fundamental
themes of attachment?
10. The resolved/unresolved residues of childhood experiences serve as the subject
matter of adult life associated with what three fundamental emotion themes?
11. Freud’s psychodynamic approach is biological and instinctual in that “a living
organism strives to keep itself as free as possible from __________________ –
that is, _____________ or _____________” and this can impact memory
12. Describe the Pleasure Principle
13. What did Freud mean of affect?
14. What are the five major points of affect?
15. How does David Rapaport view the psychodynamic theory?
16. What is the dual role of “emotional factors” in shaping memory processes?
17. What is meant by “transient” exp