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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
theory is based on the idea that mental disorders arise from conflicts in the unconscious mind.
It's a battle between two antagonistic parts of the
in which the
tries to resolve the conflicts of the two.
It's Freud's way of explaining how mental disorders arise in the mind.
It portrays the mind as a sort of mental boiler that holds the rising pressure of the unconscious sexual and destructive desires, along with memories of traumatic events.
Examples of the Psychoanalytic Theory
Like a child, the
always acts on impulses and pushes for immediate gratification especially sexual, physical, and emotion pleasures.
serves as the minds "police force" in charge of values and morals learned from parents and from society.
If you found that you have been given to much change back at a grocery store, the
would insist that you give it back, while the
might urge you to spend it on a new pair of sneakers.The
would then try and find compromise which might include returning the money and buying your sneakers with your own money. However, pressures from the
and the environment intensify and it becomes more difficult for the
to find workable compromises. The result may be the disturbed thoughts and behaviors that signify mental disorder.
You find a wallet on the ground in which you seen a guy drop;the
tells you to give it back ,but the
tells you to keep it in which the
tries to satisfy both sides by finding a compromise that includes giving the wallet back and you making your own money by getting a job rightfully earning it on your own.
Freud's Model of the Mind
Freud compared the mind to an iceberg: The visible part being the
, the somewhat visible being
and the submerged portion being the
is associated with this theory.
Erik also expanded on Freud's ideas with his
psychosocial stage theory of personality
also correlates with Freud's ideas of the psychoanalytic theory.
Freud also concluded that "forgotten" experiences in the infancy and early childhood have the strongest impact on
formation and later behavior. These early experiences continue to influence the
mind as the child progresses through the
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