3. Freud’s view, the mind is like an iceberg: The tip of the iceberg is consciousness.The part you can see through the water is preconscious.The part you cannot see is unconscious.
10. Cathexes and The Use of Energy Given limited energy supply at any given time, how energy is distributed becomes an important issue. In early life Id has all the energy. Investing energy in an activity or image is called forming a cathexis . Id , has the energy doesn not differ reality and unreality Ego , eventually catches some of Id’s energy to bring intellectual functioning and form cathexes of its own. Superego , gathers energy from Id through a process of identification. Competition never ends...
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14. Displacement and Sublimation of Motive Forces Displacement , lets blocked energy be released in another way Sublimation , action occures in the shape of a socially acceptable or even more praiseworthy action. Sublimation leads people to be civilized!