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Freud - What are the two drives Freud theorised?

Eros (Life instinct) - Hunger, Sexual desires and pain
Thanatos (Death instinct) - Violence, aggression

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Freud - What are the three types of consciousness?

Preconscious - Anything that could be brought into the conscious mind
Conscious mind - Thoughts, memories and feeling's
Unconscious mind - unaware, pain, pleasure, urges we can't rationalise.

3

Freud - What are the three components of the personality?

Id - Primitive, biological instinct includes Eros/ Thanatos.
Ego - Decision making component, rational.
Superego - Moral, controls Id, uses guilt and pride to do this, has inviting for who we should be.

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Freud - What did Freud's sample consist of?

One boy called little Han's aged 5.

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Freud - What research method was used?

Observation/ Field.

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Freud - What process was used.

Observations by Han's father where told to Freud who interpreted it using his brand of psychology.