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A 4-year-old grabs toys from siblings and says, I want that now The siblings cry, and the child's parent becomes upset with the behavior.
 
  According to Freudian theory, this behavior is a product of impulses originating in which system of the personality?
 
  a. Id
  b. Ego
  c. Superego
  d. Preconscious
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ANS: A
The id operates on the pleasure principle, seeking immediate gratification of impulses. The ego acts as a mediator of behavior and weighs the consequences of the action, perhaps determining that taking the toy is not worth the mother's wrath. The superego would oppose the impulsive behavior as not nice. The preconscious is a level of awareness. This item relates to an audience response question.
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