Freud’s Personality Structure

Freud proposed a structural organization of personality with three main components; the id, the ego, and the superego. The id was the raw animal drives of the personality. These included drives for food, sex, and aggression, which were driven by libido, the psychic energy of the mind. This psychic energy came in two forms, Eros (the life instinct) with drives …

Key Terms for Personality

Download a free pdf of this key terms list here: Personality-Key-Terms Find explanations and examples of all of these key terms and more here: Master Introductory Psychology: Complete Edition       nomothetic idiographic humors Sigmund Freud unconscious dream interpretation free association parapraxis / Freudian slip libido id pleasure principle ego reality principle superego Psychosexual Stages fixation Oral Stage oral fixation …

Rorschach Inkblot Test Images

The original images from Rorschach’s Inkblot Test have been available in the public domain for several years now. Here’s an image of Hermann Rorschach himself (certainly a doppelgänger for Brad Pitt): Here’s a series of 10 of the images, presented in their original sequence, from an early version of Rorschach’s Inkblot Test: While some are opposed to sharing images like …