UNT PSYC 3620 - CH. 2 vocab (3 pages)

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Psyc 3620 - Developmental Psy
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PSYC 3620 Developmental Psychology Ch 2 Vocabulary 1 Unconscious mind the part of the mind that contains thoughts feelings about which we are unaware 2 Free association the process used by psychoanalysis in which one thinks of anything that comes to mind in relation to a dream or another thought to reveal the contents of the unconscious mind 3 Id according to psychoanalytic theory the part of the personality that consists of the basic drives such as sex hunger 4 Pleasure principle the idea that the id seeks immediate gratification for all of its urges 5 Ego the part of the personality that contends with the reality of the world controls the basic drives 6 Reality principle the psychoanalytic concept that the ego has the ability to deal with the real world not just drives fantasy 7 Superego Freud s concept of the conscience or sense of right wrong 8 Psychosexual stages Freud s idea that at each stage sexual energy is invested in a different part of the body 9 Oral stages Freud s first stage in which infants biological energy is centered on the mouth area 10 Anal stage Freud s second stage in which toddlers sexual energy is focused on the anus 11 Phallic stage Freud s third stage in which children ages 3 to 6 overcome their attraction to the opposite sex parent begin to identify with the same sex parent 12 Latency stage Freud s fourth stage involving children ages 6 to 12 when the sex drive goes underground 13 Genital stage Freud s fifth final stage in which people 12 older develop adult sexuality 14 Psychosocial stages Erikson s stages that are based on a central conflict to be resolved involving the social world the development of identity 15 Epigenetic principle the idea that each stage of development builds on the outcome of the stages that preceded it 16 Behaviorism the theory developed by John B Watson that focuses on environmental control of observable behavior 17 Social cognitive theory the theory that individuals learn by observing others imitating their



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