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-- Social role or character that is self constructed by an individual
The unique and fairly consistent pattern of behavior, thinking, and feeling that makes up an individual.
Bumps on the skull associated with personality and IQ
Belief that the face reveals personality
Somatotypes (body types) tell of a persons personality
wishes, inner conflicts, and memories that we are unaware of but still affect our behavior
memories and information that are not presently in conscious awareness but can easily be recalled
All of the mental processes a person is aware of at any given moment
Hunger, thirst, sex
Fully fulfilling id.
Reality principle. A way to stop id's impulses from coming up into our conscious awareness. Tries to satisfy in a socially acceptable way.
Moral principle. A very strong ego.
Automatic removal of unwanted thoughts. Stop, id.
Providing excuses or explanations to justify thoughts or behaviors
Assigning one's own undesirable feelings or thoughts to others. "I'm not the jealous one, you're the one who's jealous!"
person behaves in a way that contradicts their actual thoughts. Jimmy likes Suzy, so he's mean to her on the playground.
Channeling undesirable urges and feelings into socially acceptable areas. I can't just go up to people and beat them up, so I become a boxer.
Taking out your aggression onto a less threatening object or person.
Trying to make up for unconscious impulses or fears by overemphasizing strengths.
Returning to an infantile or younger state when under stress.
Not admitting reality.
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