By Charles Brenner
This average advent to psycho-analysis has been completely revised to explain and refine the strategies awarded, and new chapters were extra. complete and lucid, Dr. Brenner's quantity is the vital orientation to the topic for either laymen and scholars.
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Thus, for example, no secret of wanting to be like his father, or later like Superman or Roy Rogers, while in later life he may grow a moustache which is precisely like his new boss's ness, though it is a small boy makes without being conscious of a desire to identify with him. His desire to do so is unconscious, even though it is expressed by his decision to grow a moustache. What we have discussed so far is a tendency toward identifying with persons or things in one's environment which are highly cathected with libido.
Psychic energy therefore sounds like one of the several forms of physical energy, viz* kinetic energy, potential energy, radiant energy, energy is and psychic energy. It is not Psychic a term for a psychological concept, not for a physican be defined only in psychological terms. It caa. cal one. It THE DRIVES 19 be defined in physical terms at all. It is true that somehow an aspect of the activity of the central nervous system. It is a branch of animal biology, and thus, eventually, of physics and chemistry.
One "part" of the apparatus reacted to sensory stimuli, a closely related part, when activated, produced the phenomenon of consciousness, others stored up memory traces and reproduced them, and so on. From one system to the next there flowed some sort of psychic excitation which energized each in turn, just as a nerve impulse passes from one element of a reflex arc to sees that the divisions another. In addition, Freud proposed to distinguish three psychic systems, which, in his early diagrams, he intercalated among the memory and association systems.