Explore BrainMass

Explore BrainMass

    The Conscious-Unconscious Continuum

    This content was COPIED from BrainMass.com - View the original, and get the already-completed solution here!

    What exactely is the conscious-unconscious continuum relating to one of Freud's key concepts?

    © BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 5, 2021, 12:54 am ad1c9bdddf

    Solution Preview


    Freud believed that both the unconscious existed and it played a major role on the conscious of the individual. He believed that a great deal of mental functioning happened without the individual actually knowing it, or in the unconscious. "The unconscious cannot be observed directly, but can be inferred from the powerful influence it often has on consciousness and observable ...

    Solution Summary

    A discussion regarding Freud's cconscious-unconscious continuum including how it applies to a the concept of dream theory. 174 words, 1 reference.