Freudian Brain

Id, Ego, Superego

Id

  • The Id, is unconscious energy to satisfy basic drives.
  • Id would be considered the devil in this picture.
  • Id= (I want)
  • Refers to Pleasure Principle

Ego

  • Ego operates on reality
  • Finds Realistic ways to gratify Id
  • Ego is what you decide to actually do
  • Ego is basically a balance between your superego and Id

Superego

  • emerges around the age of 4 or 5
  • conscience basked on values of parents and culture
  • Superego is what you should do
  • often referred to as an angle or superhero figure
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