Asked by Narun Adityanath on Feb 29, 2024



Which of the following statements most closely reflects the current view of Freudian theory?

A) Freud's works have largely been ignored because they are uninteresting.
B) Most psychologists agree that careful scientific study has confirmed most of Freud's ideas.
C) Although many of Freud's ideas have been proven wrong, almost all psychologists agree that he used good scientific methodology.
D) Freud's basic ideas are accepted by some psychologists, but many reject his theories as unscientific.

Freudian Theory

A set of psychoanalytic theories developed by Sigmund Freud that emphasize unconscious motivations and conflicts as the drivers of human behavior.

Scientific Methodology

A systematic approach to research in which a problem is identified, relevant data are gathered, a hypothesis is formulated from these data, and the hypothesis is empirically tested.

  • Appreciate the historical and contemporary views on Freudian theory.

Verified Answer

Brock Huffman

Feb 29, 2024

Final Answer :
Explanation :
Freud's ideas have been largely rejected by many psychologists as unscientific, but some still accept his basic ideas. While Freud did use scientific methodology, much of his theories lack empirical evidence and rely heavily on subjective interpretations.