One of the primary reasons Intro to Psychology classes are so popular in college is because students are trying to figure themselves out. They believe that by taking the class, they might be able to shed some insight into their own behaviors and emotions.
Unfortunately, most Intro to Psych classes cover such a wide breadth of material, they’re practically useless in answering this question.
But many people gain a spark during those classes, and go on to do more research into their own psyche, habits, and underlying motivations.
A big part of how we act and react in our world is captured in the psychodynamic theory of defense mechanisms. Now there’s a new book to help you better understand these mechanisms, by our own blogger Joseph Burgo, Ph.D., called Why Do I Do That?
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