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    The Unconscious Mind “We all must sleep. From the time before birth, through the long years of our life, to the very day that we die, a rhythm of sleep and wakefulness goes endlessly on” (Silverstein 1). Considering that a person spends about one third of their life asleep, it is apparent that sleep is crucial for the human body and mind. While sleeping, a person might snore, turnover, mumble, talk, or even walk. Stray thoughts drift in and out of the mind and are sometimes woven into the fanciful

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    or not the unconscious mind really exists, and if it does then what does it consist of has baffled many theorist’s minds and has made many philosophers question themselves. There have been debates on whether the conscious mind is influenced by other parts of the mind. These parts are indented within the unconscious, which has processes such as personal habits, intuition and being oblivious to certain things in life. While we are completely aware of what is happening I the conscious mind, we have absolutely

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    The Unconscious Mind

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    It is difficult to determine whether or not the unconscious has a large influence on our free will. While we have seen experiments conducted that prove a conscious goal to act begins unconsciously moments before, it is more difficult to prove what the unconscious wills us to do without the conscious recognizing it. Theories such as Freud’s and Jung’s have set up the basis for what the unconscious mind consists of; however, these theories appear to be unfalsifiable and the methods for testing cannot

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    Freud’s view of the unconscious is that we may have thoughts that could affect our behavior without us realizing it. The unconscious mind stores urge that our mind cannot process immediately because the information could be too devastating or too much to process that we have to keep out of our focus. Zizek refers to this region as storing the "unknown-known" - the things we don't know that we know. Societal regulations force us to repress certain aspects of ourselves, and the unconscious serves as the

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    In this philosophical study, an analysis of the biases of the unconscious mind in relation to the mind of “others” will be analyzed in the context of a peer-reviewed article on the misuse of anti-depression drugs. The analogical argument of Bertrand Russell defines the example of unconscious associations part of the reason why individuals have a biased view of others, which reflects the problematic ways in which scientists are limited in their understanding of different behaviors. One problem is

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    Freud and the Unconscious Mind Known widely as the Father of modern psychology, there is not a scholar in the current history of psychology that has been so widely debated, criticised or had as much influence on our current ways of thinking and understanding layman’s psychology as Sigmund Freud. To put into context his vast influence, consider the term ‘Freudian Slip’ a phrase so innocuous yet extremely telling of the vast influence of Sigmund Freud on our everyday life. Freud represents a layman’s

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    The conscious and unconscious mind are two ideas that compliment and contradict each other. Can a person’s action be evaluated as conscious or unconscious? How can you tell a conscious mind apart from an unconscious mind? I believe it is safe to say that the play Hamlet, by William Shakespeare, addresses this question and opens up discussion to critiques with respect to the topic. In the article, “Hamlet: Poem Unlimited”, author Harold Bloom gives an analysis with respect to the New Criticism approach

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    you ever given thought to how powerful the unconscious mind is? Did you know that hidden in the psyche, there exists a plethora of information in the unconscious mind? What would you think if you discovered that the unconscious mind could potentially unlock many answers to your conscious self? Could it be that the numerous mental health issues that individuals suffer from could possibly be understood in greater depth, by understanding ones’ unconscious? There exist scholars in the field of psychology

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    Dr. Daniel Horner English 101 January 25, 2016 The Mind The mind is the cognitive function of the brain that allows a being to have subjective awareness and intentionality towards their surroundings, to perceive and respond towards experiences, and to have consciousness through thinking and feeling. Through the development of the cognitive sciences such as philosophy, religion, and psychology there has been a further understanding of the mind and the phenomena of its capabilities. Psychology is

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    Sigmund Freud remains a well-known psychoanalyst. Freud dedicated his life to studying the hidden motives behind human behavior, as shown through his analyses of dreams and the unconscious mind. Freud also discovered that humans use defense mechanisms such as repression to keep the ideas of the unconscious mind from surfacing. While Freud made lasting impressions in the realm of psychology and psychoanalysis, critics find his analysis in the Dora case to be one-sided, disregarding Dora’s own interpretation

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