Id, the Ego, and the Superego

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Explaining the Id, the Ego, and the Superego Read through the scenarios that follow and then briefly describe how the id, the ego, and the superego would each handle the situation. 1. Rachel is walking to class and she is late because the late bell rang two minutes ago. As she walks into her class, she stumbles and her books go flying everywhere. Out of one of the books is a note to a boy that Rachel has secretly liked for a long time. The boy picks up the note and reads the top line and then hands it back to Rachel. She is terribly embarrassed. 2. Jake is going on his first date with a really popular girl. He still can’t believe that she agreed to go out with him. During the movie they are sitting so close that their legs are touching, and he badly wants to hold her hand and kiss her, but he isn’t sure how she would react. He takes a chance and does it, but she looks at him and then gets up and walks out. 3. Jessica is babysitting for the same family she for whom she does this every Friday night. One particular Friday night, however, she invites her boyfriend over and they are snuggled on the couch, watching a movie. The parents come home early and find Jessica and her boyfriend, wrapped in each others’ arms and sound asleep. The parents wake them up and are very upset, because the incident made them feel as though Jessica was irresponsible. Jessica is really upset and not sure what to think or say. Activity Handout 10.2 Do They Have the Five Factors? Think of your three closest friends. Write down their names below in the space provided and then put a check next to the space of the personality trait that each friend has. They can have more than one personality trait. After completing every one go back and, in the space provided, briefly explain what this tells you about your friends. 1. Name: ____________________

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