Human Self Deception And The Modular Mind

1845 Words Mar 16th, 2016 8 Pages
Wahid Murad
Professor Walker
English 110
Paper #2 assignment
16th March 2016 Human self-deception and the modular mind
The model of three planes of the mind is nothing new. Sigmund Freud, the famous Austrian psychologist was the first to make this widespread into majority of society as we know it today. Even though his theories have from time to time been widely debated among Psychologists because they are nearly impossible to justify scientifically, Freud nevertheless created a handy theoretical model of the mind, which he separated into 3 tiers or sections – the conscious mind or ego, the preconscious, and the unconscious mind.
Our conscious mind is what people associate us with, as it is where most people exist and thrive daily. The conscious mind consists of everything that we are aware of. This is the part of our psychological processing that we can think and talk about rationally in other words this the cognitive portion.
The subconscious part of the mind, on the other hand, is in charge of our most recent memoirs, and it is in spontaneous interaction with the resources of the mighty unconscious mind. It is the portion of the mind that signifies regular memory. While we are not consciously aware of this information at any given time, we can recover it and bring it into consciousness when required.
The unconscious mind is the depot of all existing memories and experiences from the past, these are the stuff that have been bottled-up through distress.. It is safe to…

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