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According to Sigmund Freud, the ego is the largely unconscious part of personality that mediates the demands of the id, the superego, and reality...
Ego Ideal Definition
The ego ideal is the component of the superego that contains the rules of good behavior.
Ego Strength Definition
Ego strength is the ability of the ego to effectively deal with the demands of the id, the superego, and reality...
Electra Complex Definition
Carl Jung described the Electra complex as the female version of the Oedipus complex.
Electroconvulsive therapy is a treatment that involves inducing seizures while a patient is under anesthesia. While ECT remains controversial, it is still used today in the treatment of depression, mania, and some other disorders.
ENTP is one of the 16 different personality types found on the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. ENTPs are great conversationalists and are often described as witty and creative.
Episodic Memory Definition
Episodic memory a type of long-term memory for specific event and experiences.
Existentialism is a philosophical outlook that stresses the importance of free will, freedom of choice, and personal responsibility...
Expectation Confirmation Definition
Expectation confirmation is a social psychology phenomenon where people tend to ignore attributes in others that are viewed as atypical...
Experimental Method Definition
Psychologists often use the experimental method to determine if changes in one variable lead to changes in another variable.
Experimental Psychology Definition
Experimental psychology is an area of psychology that utilizes scientific methods to research the mind and behavior...
Explicit memory is a kind of long-term memory that is formed consciously...
In classical conditioning, extinction is when the occurrences of a conditioned response decrease or disappear...