Sigmund Freud 's Three Different Aspects Of Human Personality

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Sigmund Freud’s Three Different Aspects of Human Personality Sigmund Freud is a world renowned psychologists, and he is mostly known for his psychoanalytical theory of the human mind. Few of his theories are criticized but most of them have made a tremendous impact on the study of the unconscious brain. Sigmund Freud developed a theory of how human’s personality and conscious develop and work together. According to Sigmund Freud, “Psychoanalysis shocked most of the world by postulating, a super ego, which establishes high demands of personal behavior; an ego which corresponds to the apparent personality; an id, which includes the deepest primitive forces of life, and an unconscious, into which thoughts or memories we cannot face are repressed or sublimated” (915). These three aspects of personality balance each other our; therefore, allowing people to make moral decisions and not rational decisions. The id, ego, and superego establish human’s personality and it is what makes all humans different. The Id part of our personality, according to Freud, can be known as our natural instincts or the unconscious side of our personality. The id is very compulsive and, normally expresses our sexual and aggressive instincts. The id normally involves illogical, irrational, and fantasies in our mind; for example, thoughts of robbing a bank and running away with millions to a new country. The personality of a child can also relate to the Id, because children’s reactions are based…

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