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The Science of Psychology
The Biological Perspective
Sensation & Perception
Motivation and Emotion
Testing and Intelligence
Treatment of Psychological Disorders
2013-14 Example Starters
When I was a kid...
In the future...
At a concert...
In a world...
If you were raised by wolves...
At a restaurant...
Basically I got in trouble because...
One does not simply...
If you were alone in the world...
When the zombies come...
When you're driving...
When I have kids...
We could test this out...
If we didn't have this...
In a rap battle...
I could use my knowledge of this to predict that...
While studying for my test...
_______ is related to _______ because...
When you are playing call of duty...
Biology, natural selection, and adaptation
Heightened human abilities
The Ninja and His Nemesis
Nature v Nurture
Gina and Tina: Separated Twins
: The mind's storehouse of values, including moral attitudes learned from parents and society; roughly the same as the common notion of the conscience.
The superego is your good side with moral values.
The part of your unconscious that tells you to do what's right, ethically.
Your internal morals.
The angel on your shoulder.
Examples of the Superego in Action...
Finding money on the ground and turning it in instead of keeping it.
Seeing the answers to a test on the teacher's desk, but deciding not to cheat.
The part of the mental process that would want you to take back a wallet you found because it is morally correct.
Knowing your brother snuck out to go to a party without your parents knowing, so you tell them just because you know it's the right thing to do and it will keep him safe.
You want to tell your friends some juicy gossip you heard, but you refrain from telling them because you know that it's not right to gossip.
The angel on your shoulder telling you to do what is right.
Finding an iphone at the school bathroom and taking it to the office.
Your friends wanting to take you to a party, but you have homework, and the angel telling you to stay home and do your HW.
Finding a wallet on the supermarket floor and taking it to the police because you know it's the right thing to do.
The superego works to suppress the urges of the id and tries to make the ego behave morally, rather than realistically.
In the movie "The Lord of The Rings" Golem/Smeagle has two sides, his devil side (his Id) wants him to kill the hobbits and take the ring, while his nicer side (his superego) wants him to help the hobbits.
You see a cat hurt in the middle of a very busy street and run out to save it, disregarding your own safety.
The thing that keeps you from stealing from 7-11 once the clerk goes into the back.
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