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Carl Jung and the Concept of Collective Consciousness

October 14, 2020

Carl Gustave Jung was Sigmund Freud’s student who built on his work and theories regarding the id, the ego, and the superego and continued his movement. But he introduced some new concepts that were not entirely accepted by Freud. […]

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Sigmund Freud’s Tripartite Theory of Mind

October 8, 2020

Sigmund Freud developed a theory that was inspired by the concept of hypnosis. He contended that the human brain has a repository of past memories. He postulated that the human mind has three parts, and these three parts are related. […]

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The First Building Blocks of Psychoanalysis

October 8, 2020

For a long time, mental problems were associated with damages to certain parts of the brain. But intriguing observations by Josef Breuer and Sigmund Freud led to the birth of talk therapy. Now mental problems were seen as the results of things other than brain damage. […]

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The Birth of Psychology as a Science

October 8, 2020

The study of the human mind had been a challenge for scientists. The complex nature of the human mind and its association with the brain made it challenging. But this study went through different phases to account for the mental problems with which human beings struggled. […]

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What Does Metaphysical Dualism Say about Reality?

August 31, 2020

Are human beings made up of just matter and energy, just a collection of atoms? Is there any non-material entity that needs to be added to the equation to get to a more complete picture of reality? […]

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