Sigmund Freud

Selena V Vargas, Psychology pd 6

Born: May 6th 1856

Died: September 23rd 1939

committed suicide by taking a lethal dose of morphine

Background Information

Parents: Amalia and Jacob Freud


Siblings: 4 brothers, 5 sisters

6 children

Studied psychoanalysis at the University of Vienna in 1881

Contribution to Psychology:

~Developed psychoanalasis, now known as psychodynamics

~Best known for:

~studies in children

~studies of the unconscious mind

~studies about sex

~"Freudien Slip"