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Sigmund Freud: The Fork in the Road
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Freud's influence on psychology as a discipline was to fork a non-                     branch
he was exposing his ideas in the                    Era
a time when men were gentlemen and women were             
there was a                      as to how things were supposed to happen
the topics sex and                      were not talked about, they were not             , not the sort of things people discussed
then along comes Sigmund Freud telling this dark story of mankind
"the tendency to aggression is an innate, independent,                        disposition in man, it constitutes the powerful obstacle to               "
"No mortal can keep a secret, if his lips are silent, he                  with his fingertips,                  oozes out of him at every pore."
someone trained to analyze at a psychological level can see things about a person that they cannot even see                     
perhaps not surprisingly, this fascinated many people in the Victorian era, they couldn't help but to be drawn to this very                        notion of humanity, and once they got there, Freud had a quite                story of how he thought humanity worked
the virus: psychic conflict
the "it", a                    part of us which has biological drives wants them all met: food, comfort, water, sex, aggression
the id behaves according to the pleasure principle, and the id wants to gratify these desires                       
we say primitive because this is perhaps how things happened in primitive times
super ego
the super ego is the part of us that wants to be the perfect us, that people like and respect, does things competently, has                      qualities
the conflict is that following your id is generally not going to get you                in terms of what your super ego desires, a conflict between the primitive side of us and the side of us that society has endeavored us to be
the job of the ego is to try to find ways of satisfying the id without                          the super ego
this is not always an easy job and there are many complex ways in which this plays out
e.g. you are brought up very conservative and religious but when you grow up, you find out there is a thing called pornography, and a part of you, your id, wants to see it and experience it, but another part of you, the super ego, wants to be seen as an upstanding member of society who does not view pornography, so then your ego sets out to find a way to view pornography while still being respected, e.g. maybe you could become a                  against pornography which would necessitate that you get a sense of what pornography is so that you can speak out against it.
all throughout our lives, we are trying to satisfy both the id and the super ego
when we cannot resolve these conflicts, we develop psychological problems
we don't consciously know about the conflict going on, but it is going on nevertheless and it's                our behavior
Freud's influence on the development of psychology
Freud looked past the symptoms, and instead looked for the cause in terms of a narrative
when you go to the doctor, he will look for                 , and then superficially treat them with remedies
what Freud wanted to do was to not just deal with the symptoms as a doctor, but be able to explain the cause and deal and thus have the                      to deal with it
this kind of medical treatment often doesn't care why treatments work, just that they work, Freud wanted to find out why by attempting to discover the underlying cause of psychological problems
Freud's non-scientific approach led psychology to an                  crisis
was psychology to be more like a experimental science (pre-Freud) or more like a general              care approach (Freud)?
much backlash to Freud trying to make psychology an approach to health care involving untested                      instead of keeping it an experiment-based science
the problem was that the vast majority of Freud's ideas were scientifically                     , i.e. you are never going to find an "id" or and "ego" or a "super ego" which you could repeat experiments on
the argument against Freud was that he was simply interested in ideas which you could never verify as being correct or not, and to a scientist that makes them almost worthless
1600-1850: Psychology Emerges
Psychology Before Freud
Sigmund Freud: The Fork in the Road
Branches of 20th Century Psychology
Observational Research and the Rosenhan Experiment
Knowledge Association
Theory of Mind