The Freudian Theory: Carl Jung's Theory Of Personality

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Carl Jung’s Theory of Personality Anyone who has ever been interested in psychology has at least heard of Sigmund Freud for his hand in helping the advancement and understanding of the human psyche by making the Freudian Theory. In his theory, Freud stated that a person’s personality is formed by conflicts among the three main structures of the human mind: the Id, Ego, and Superego. Fortunately, many essays, reports, books, and websites have commented about the Freudian Theory, but this writing is putting the spotlight on a past friend-turned-enemy of Freud and an under-appreciated piece of history in psychology called the Jungian Theory, named after Carl Jung. Born on July 26, 1875, Carl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist who is mostly known for the concept of how people can be categorized into introverts and extroverts by the extent of certain functions of consciousness.(Biography) Like Freud, Jung believed that the human psyche is made of three components. Unlike Freud, Jung believed that the three components were called Ego, Personal Unconscious, and Collective Unconscious. The Ego, like how Freud explained it, is the rational and conscious mind. Personal Unconscious is where all of our personal memories are, both repressed and remembered and the most important component, the Collective Unconscious is where Jung believed that all known knowledge and experience is shared throughout the species. Jung rejected Tabula Rasa, which is the concept of how, when we’re

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