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What did Jung come up with from Freud's free association?

- word association: response to a word


What led to the divergence in thinking between Jung and Freud's relationship breakup?

- divergence in views after analysing each other's dreams


During what period was Jung ostracized from the public?

- 1913-1917


What did Jung refer to his self-analysis as?

- confrontation with the unconscious


What was Jung's approach to psychology called?

- analytic psychology


What were some of the main concepts in 'analytic psychology'?

- collective unconscious
- archetypes
- symbolism in dreams


What was the structure of Jung's psyche?

- conscious ego (functions as the part of the conscious
- PERSONAL unconscious (actively withdrawn from consciousness from conscious through repression)
- COLLECTIVE unconscious- difference (deepest part of our psyche- inherited part)--> functional units are the archetypes; we share them


What are 3 main differences between Jung and Freud's approach>

- Jung's theory is EXPERIENCE driven (self-analysis)
- Jung's theory explain things that freud's failed to explain: e.g. how we construct dreams from events we have not personally explained
- COLLECTIVE UNCONSCIOUS: inherited, rather than learned mode of functioning
- more importance on the conscious


What are archetypes?

- innate: give rise to similar thoughts, images, feelings and ideas in ppl (irrespective of anything)
- makes up the collective unconscious whose power is vested in a central nucleus (the Self)


What are some examples of archetypes?

- mother archetype: contiguity of a female caretaker
- god/christ archetype: spirituality of Jungian psychological theory
- hero archetype: hero defeats evil
- persona archetype: mask we present to others when we meet them for the first time
self- archetype:


What was the mandala?

- symbol of the path to the centre to individuation
- symbol of the self as a reonciler of the opposites


Why did Jung's theory of archetypes no receive enthusiastic welcome?

- timing (psychology in the grip of Watson, behaviourism)
- lack of refutability


What is synchronicity?

- occurrence of two events not linked causally, nor teleologically, yet are meaningfully related
- impossible to prove/disprove


What is some evidence for Jung's theory?

- Myer- Briggs Type Indicator.
- word association tests & personality types are testable (i.e. extrovert/introvert)


How did Jung define introverts/extroverts?

- introverts--> ego faced inward towards their persona, towards their collective unconscious (human connectedness)
- extroverts --> ego faced towards the outer social reality


What is some support towards nomothetic applications of Jung?

- archetypes


What is some support towards idiographic applications of Jung's theories?

- personality types
- the self


What did Jung say about causality in his self analytic psychology?

- acknowledged our past can affect us, but emphasised the future strivings and goal-directed behaviour- teleological