psychic energy


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psy·chic en·er·gy

in psychoanalysis, a hypothetic mental force, analogous to the physical concept of energy, which enables and vitalizes a person's psychological activity.
See also: libido.
Synonym(s): psychic force

psy·chic en·er·gy

(sīkik enĕr-jē)
In psychoanalysis, a hypothetic mental force, analogous to the physical concept of energy, which enables and vitalizes a person's psychological activity.
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Antahkaranas (inner mental tools) perform various mental activities which are transformations of psychic energy (virtual chit-energy-maya) to cognize and create or retrieve thoughts/perceptions/experiences/understandings/meanings/urges etc., in us.
Regardless of the exact limits of our attention or an expert's ability to chunk information, psychic energy or cognitive awareness is a limited resource.
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3 Extraversion and Introversion are two modes of psychic adaptation in which the flow of psychic energy is outward and inward respectively.
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The psychic energy cast off through dissociation and splitting, the sacrificed aspects of self, do not simply disappear into thin air, but rather continues in split off form as a primitively organized alternative self.
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