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Chapter 3

Chapter 3 Textbook Notes

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Psychology
Course
PSYB30H3
Professor
Oren Amitay
Semester
Fall

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Chapter 3Personality Textbook NotesAnalytical PsychologyCarl Jungth1 of the greatestmost controversial psychological thinkers of the 20 centuryAlthough he was closely associated w Freud for a period of time he went on to develop an independent school of thought that constasts w psychoanalysisBackgroundTravelled with Freud and was his companion1913 Jung broke away from FreudHe disagreed with Freuds notion and emphasis on sexualityJung developed his own school of thoughtAnalytical psychologyJung felt that religion mythology and alchemy were important for understanding the unconscious and included aspects of them into his theoriesDied in 1961The Nature and Structure of PersonalityFreud believed personality was made up of id ego and superego which are in conflictBut Jung conceived of the structure of personality as a complex network of interacting systems that strive toward eventual harmonyThe main systems are ego the personal unconcious w its complexes the collective unconscious and its archetypesHe defined psyche as all psychological processes thoughts feelings sensations wishes and so forth Psyche involves both the conscious and unconscious processesUsed the terms psyche and psychic rather than mind and mentalJungFreud differed in how they viewed the unconsciousFreudunconscious made up of repressed materialsJungviewed unconscious as the source of consciousnessthe matrix of new possibilities in lifePsychic EnergyUse of the term libidopsychic energyJung also used the term libido but it differed from what it meant to FreudFreud believed that the libido was the motive force of personalityJung used libido mor egenerally to refer to an appetite sexualityother hungers This psychic energy tries to find balancemoves the person forward in a process of selfrealizationEgoFor Freud this is the executor of personalityFor Jung ego is ones conscious minds which controls what enters consciousnessits responsible for identity However its not the center of personalityThe Personal Unconscious and its ComplexesLand not always coveredcan be reclaimedHere lies the perceptions thoughts feelings and memories that have been put aside for consciousness can only hold few at a timemay be easily retrievedIt is something that is unique for each individualIncludes experiences which are grouped into clusterscalled complexesA complex is an organized group of thoughts feelings and memories abt a particular conceptA complex could be conscious partly conscious or unconscious
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