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Imagine this a man who can know the brain and understand the conflict that is occurring when we encounter anxiety and unhappiness Mr Sigmund Freud had this ability He knew the human brain all too well Before entering the University of Vienna in 1873 the youthful Sigmund Freud had signs of brilliance and intelligence He had a magnificent memory He loved reading so much that he once ran up a large bill at a local bookstore that was beyond his budget He had an obsession with plays poetry and philosophy As a teen he often ate his supper in his room so he would not lose any time from his studies After medical school he began a private practice specializing in nervous disorders He soon broadened his specialization into hypnosis unconscious memories and personality structures In an example of a patient that Freud examined he showed that the symptoms she was facing such as coughs and speech disorders was a result of an event that happened when she was nursing her dying father at his bedside She left from her fathers side and went over to a next door neighbors house to dance She felt guilt over the event After this observation and others Freud came to the conclusion that there are three internal tendencies id ego and super-ego The brain is not cut into three different structures It is not the three little men that most people picture in there mind that tells you what to do like good and evil It is only three different aspects of the whole brain and not three different parts The three aspects id ego and superego are different levels of consciousness The memories of a person often fluctuate from level to levelThe id operates on a pleasure principle It seeks immediate gratification When a person is born it demands something like eating drinking sleeping and sexual pleasure in its lifetime This is something that a person feels
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