AP Psychology 3.4 States of Consciousness
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AP Psychology 3.4 States of Consciousness. Which of the following metaphors did Freud use to represent his theory of consciousness?
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Freud's theory of personality highlighted the distinction between the
conscious free conscious and unconscious mind did you think all these things were [A gekko changing colors]
packed up together in one nice little egg or something well not quite while an
egg-cellent choice answer D isn't what we're looking for Freud stated that the
conscious mind is all that were aware of at any given moment but he didn't state [an eyeball following a flying bug]
that it went up and down in any sort of rising or setting motions..How about B?
well he did state that pre-conscious mind includes things that were not aware [a chest floating in the ocean]
of but it can call any consciousness easily but he didn't feel like they all
swarm around together in a large body of water so B is a sinking ship let's [a chest, sofa, basketball and a paper pad sink in the ocean]
move on as far as the unconscious goes Freud said that it included feelings
emotions thoughts and desires that we can't gain access to even though it all [person thinking about emotions, thoughts and desires and gekko appears]
influences our behavior but Freud wasn't big on mountain so it looks like
our answer is C. Frued used the iceberg as a metaphor as the consciousness is
just the tip of the iceberg that we directly access above the surface of the [Freud by the tip of an iceberg labelled consciousness]
water as you can see the metaphor works pretty well although who knows if it'll
stand the test of time given the current state of global warming and all
that [iceberg melts in the water]