Group Psychology and The Analysis of The Ego

Impression
Add to shelf
Already read
129 printed pages
Read for free

Related booksAll

One fee. Stacks of books

You don’t just buy a book, you buy an entire library… for the same price!

Always have something to read

Friends, editors, and experts can help you find new and interesting books.

Read whenever, wherever

Your phone is always with you, so your books are too – even when you’re offline.

Bookmate – an app that makes you want to read

QuotesAll

The contrast between social and narcissistic—Bleuler would perhaps call them 'autistic'—mental acts therefore falls wholly within the domain of Individual Psychology, and is not well calculated to differentiate it from a Social or Group Psychology.
Whoever be the individuals that compose it, however like or unlike be their mode of life, their occupations, their character, or their intelligence, the fact that they have been transformed into a group puts them in possession of a sort of collective mind which makes them feel, think, and act in a manner quite different from that in which each individual of them would feel, think, and act were he in a state of isolation.
Le Bon thinks that the particular acquirements of individuals become obliterated in a group, and that in this way their distinctiveness vanishes. The racial unconscious emerges; what is hetero
whether they are a herd of animals or a collection of human beings, they place themselves instinctively under the authority of a chief (p. 134). A group is an obedient herd, which could never live without a master. It has such a thirst for obedience that it submits instinctively to anyone who appoints himself its master.

Related booksAll

Robert S.Woodworth
Psy­chol­ogy / A Study Of Men­tal Life
Hugo Münsterberg
Psy­chol­ogy and So­cial San­ity
Warren Hilton
Ap­plied Psy­chol­ogy: Dri­ving Power of Thought / Be­ing the Third in a Se­ries of Twelve Vol­umes on the / Ap­pli­ca­tions of Psy­chol­ogy to the Prob­lems of Per­sonal and / Busi­ness Ef­fi­ciency
Samuel Vaknin
The De­vel­op­ment Psy­chol­ogy of Psy­chopathol­ogy
Lillian Moller Gilbreth
The Psy­chol­ogy of Man­age­ment / The Func­tion of the Mind in De­ter­min­ing, Teach­ing and In­stalling Meth­ods of Least Waste
fb2epub
Drag & drop your files (not more than 5 at once)