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PSY100H1 Lecture Notes - Preconscious, Freudian Slip, Intellectualization


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSY100H1
Professor
Dan Dolderman

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Personality is
Stable across time
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Stable across circumstances
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Characteristics, emotional responses, thoughts, and behaviours that are relatively stable over time, and
across circumstances
Includes:
Unconscious impulses
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Emotional disposition
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Behavioural tendencies
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Characteristic thoughts and ways of learning
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Different theorists of personality focus on different aspects of personality
Sigmund freud
Aggressive
Sexual
Focus on unconscious forces
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When unconscious motives spill into daily life
Conscious
Preconscious
Unconscious ego superego
id
Freudian slips
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Ego fights back: defense mechanisms
Repression - pushing threatening material out of consciousness and making sure it doesn't become
conscious ever again
So, if you don't like it, lie about it to yourself
denial
Reaction formation
Show the opposite of what you feel
"…really really really really"
Displacement
Projection
Attributing one's own unconscious
Intellectualization
Handling of threatening unconscious material by removing the emotional content before it's into
awareness
Sublimation
Channeling threatening unconscious impulses into socially acceptable actions
Only truly successful way defense mechanism
Personality
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