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  • 1. Psychodynamic explanations of aggression GCSE Psychology
  • 2. OBJECTIVE : To have knowledge & understanding of the Psychodynamic explanation of aggression
  • 3. Who is this man?
  • 4. Hi everybody! I’m Freud Freud came up with the Psychodynamic explanation for aggression. He said that we have an unconscious drive that causes aggressive behaviour. Its caused by an internal force our natural instinct Freud called ‘Thanatos’. It is this that drives us to wards self-destruction. Over time this instinct builds up creating pressure which we cannot control and makes us do something aggressive. Copy
  • 5. Unconscious forces ID - instincts EGO - reality SUPEREGO- morality Repression = blocking unconscious thoughts and placing them in the unconscious My famous diagram! The conscious. The small amount of mental activity we know about. The preconscious . Things we could be aware of if we wanted or tried. The unconscious. Things we are unaware of and can not become aware of. Thoughts Perceptions Memories Stored knowledge Fears Unacceptable sexual desires Violent motives Irrational wishes Immoral urges Selfish needs Shameful experiences Traumatic experiences Bad Worse Really Bad
  • 6. Everyone has this instinct towards self-destruction and we protect ourselves by using ego defence mechanisms <ul><li>These redirect our aggression outwardly, so we </li></ul><ul><li>harm others and not ourselves or direct our energy </li></ul><ul><li>elsewhere. Two defence Mechanisms Freud </li></ul><ul><li>identified were .......... </li></ul>Copy
  • 7. <ul><li>E.g., After being told off by your teacher, you go home & yell at your Mum or the dog/cat. </li></ul>Displacement - you take out your anger & frustration on a person or object not the actual target of your anger. Copy this and draw a picture to go with it
  • 8. Sublimation – Channeling our aggression into other acceptable behaviour. <ul><li>E.g., Aggressive impulses are transformed into the urge to engage in competitive sports . </li></ul>Copy this and draw a picture to go with it
  • 9. <ul><li>Freud believed we deal with our aggressive instincts by redirecting them into other activities. It is a way of ‘ letting off steam ’ in a safer way than responding to situations in an aggressive manner. </li></ul><ul><li>Activity: How do you let off steam? </li></ul><ul><li>In pairs/small groups draw up a list of the ways in which you relieve tension caused by your aggressive instincts to see if your ways are the same as other peoples. </li></ul>
  • 10. Dollard et al (1939) didn’t agree with Freud's theory(idea) that our aggression instinct could spill over for no reason <ul><li>Something needs to trigger it off ! </li></ul><ul><li>Dollard called this the Frustration-aggression </li></ul><ul><li>explanation </li></ul>Copy
  • 11. <ul><li>Therefore although we do have an aggressive instinct, we need something to frustrate us in order to release our aggressive behaviour. </li></ul><ul><li>Create list of everyday situations that make you feel frustrated </li></ul>Copy
  • 12. <ul><li>“ What have you learnt in this lesson?” </li></ul><ul><li>.....then Choose another person to answer </li></ul>
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    Jul 23, 2017
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