Create an account
a part of the mind where we can temporarily store thoughts from which we can retrieve them into conscious awareness
the principle that the ego seeks to gratify the id's impulses in realistic ways that will bring long-term pleasure
anal stage, 18-36 months
pleasure focuses on bowel and bladder elimination; coping with demands for control
an idea proposed by Alfred Adler that the individual is overcoming feelings of inferiority
false consensus effect
the tendency to overestimate the extent to which others share our beliefs and behaviors
the statistical procedure to identify clusters of test items that tap basic components of intelligence (or, in this case, personality traits)
Imaginative vs. Practical
Preference for variety vs. Preference for routine
Independent vs. Conforming
is behavior influenced more by environment or does a consistent personality exist
in contemporary psychology, assumed to be the center of personality, the organizer of our thoughts, feelings, and actions
state of being
controlled by or done according to conscience; scrupulous
meticulous; careful; painstaking; particular
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