id, ego, superego
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the reservoir of unconscious psychic energy that, according to Freud, strive to satisfy basic sexual and aggressive drives. The id operates on the Pleasure Principle, demanding immediate gratification.
the largely conscious, executive part of Personality that, according to Freud, balances the demands of the ID, superego, and reality. The ego operates on the reality principle, satisfying the id's desires in ways that will realistically bring pleasure rather than pain.
the part of Personality that, according to Freud, represents internalized ideas and provides standards for judgement (the conscience) and for future goals.
primal desires, basic nature
the quest for perfection
reason and self control