Similarities Between Jung And Jung

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Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung both defined the world of psychology. Both based their theories on that the mind has a conscious and unconscious levels. The both also thought that dreams needed to be interpreted. Both divided the human psyche into three parts. There are many more differences/disagreements in their theories. Freud defined the human psyche as the id, ego and superego. The id is our unconscious drive (sex). The id is not bound by morality but only seeks pleasure. The ego is our conscious perceptions (memories and thoughts) enable us to deal with reality. The superego is the filter for the id to keep socially acceptable behaviors. Jung divided his human psyche into the three parts of ego, the personal unconscious, and the collective unconscious. According to Jung the ego is the conscious. The personal unconscious is the perception of memories (recalled and suppressed). The collective unconscious holds all of our experiences and knowledge of the human race. They also disagreed on dreams. Freud believed that dreams are a person’s deepest desires (sexual). Jung believed that dreams could have different meanings and were based upon the individuals association. One of the biggest disagreements was on sex and sexuality.…show more content…
His theory was that all behavior is teleological, purposive, or goal oriented. The goal of all human behavior is to “socially belong” but keeping a separate identity or “sense of self”. As individuals we seek out social equality. We all have an inferiority complex and that it is completely normal. Adler’s “birth order” is a major factor in social influence in childhood. Siblings have the same parents and live in the same house they have different social environments. He broke his "birth order” into four sections: the first born, the second born, the youngest child, and the only child. Adler believed that dreams are our feeling about current
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