Psych Central



Ego

By Renée Grinnell

One of the three main constructs in Freud’s model of the psyche, the ego represents reason and common sense, and mediates between the chaotic instincts of the id and the conscience of the super-ego.


    Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 11 Dec 2008

 

 
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