Metamorphosis: On the Conflict of Human Development and the Development of Creativity [NOOK Book]

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First published in 1959, Metamorphosis remains one of the great works of developmental psychology of the past century. From his thoughtful meditation on the assumptions of classical Freudian psychoanalysis, among them the pleasure and reality principles, the relations of drive and affect, and the nature and causes of infantile amnesia, Schachtel moves on to profound reflections on the senses considered both in terms of their evolving relation to one another during maturation and as variable ingredients in the ...
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Metamorphosis: On the Conflict of Human Development and the Development of Creativity

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Overview

First published in 1959, Metamorphosis remains one of the great works of developmental psychology of the past century. From his thoughtful meditation on the assumptions of classical Freudian psychoanalysis, among them the pleasure and reality principles, the relations of drive and affect, and the nature and causes of infantile amnesia, Schachtel moves on to profound reflections on the senses considered both in terms of their evolving relation to one another during maturation and as variable ingredients in the perception and cognition of the adult.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135061241
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/15/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • File size: 707 KB

Table of Contents

Introduction 3
I On Affect, Anxiety, and the Pleasure Principle
1 Freud's View of Affect 19
2 Affect and Action 22
3 Analysis of Specific Emotions: Hope, Joy, Anxiety, and Pleasure 34
II On the Two Basic Perceptual Modes: Autocentricity and Allocentricity
5 The Two Basic Perceptual Modes 81
6 Objectification and Pleasure-Unpleasure-Boundedness in Different Sense Modalities 85
7 The Ontogenetic Development of the Two Basic Perceptual Modes 116
8 Secondary Autocentricity 166
9 General Attitude, Perceptual Mode, and Their Shifts 213
10 Perception as Creative Experience 237
III On Attention and Memory
11 The Development of Focal Attention and the Emergence of Reality 251
12 On Memory and Childhood Amnesia 279
Index 323
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