Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development


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Mark is taking a high-stakes university exam and is sitting next to the smartest student in the class. Mark can clearly see his classmate's responses but refrains from copying the answers. Which of the following is affecting Mark's behavior?

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1. Freud maintained that the psychosexual development of a person's personality occurs during which of the following key stages:

2. According to Freud, people who get into fights tend to be motivated by _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will assess your knowledge of Sigmund Freud and his psychoanalytic theory. You will be quizzed on information such as consciousness and aggressive tendencies.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • Three levels of consciousness
  • Three parts of the personality
  • The pleasure principle
  • Freud's theory of psychosexual development

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Freud's stance on the reason for aggressive tendencies
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about aspects of the personality
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define key terms, such as the pleasure principle

Additional Learning

Discover more about the psychoanalytic theory by taking a look at the lesson titled Freud's Psychoanalytic Theory on Instincts, Motivation, Personality & Development. This lesson meets the following goals:

  • Detail Freud's three levels of consciousness
  • Explain the function of parts of the personality
  • Cover the reality principle
  • Discuss psychosexual development