Conscious: intact awareness of one’s surroundings and the emitting stimulation that attends
Preconscious: buffer zone for information to process for interacting with the conscious world
Unconscious: deep level of thought operating without guidance or direction; operates unknown to individual
Id: inborn component of human personality driven by pure instincts; must be satisfied
Ego: rational component of the personality that works for the id to satisfy needs with reasonable measure of reality
Superego: consists of one’s internalized moral standards; controls the ego that may not always distinguish right from wrong
Eros: positive, biological instincts for vitality; respiration, hunger, sex; assists the propagation of species
Thanatos: negative, destructive instincts; arson, fighting, sadism, murder, masochism, etc.