The Psychopathology of Everyday Life. The Standard Edition

Covers forgetting, slips of the tongue, bungled actions, superstitions, and errors. Includes and introduction and additional notes by the editor, James Strachey.

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By Rick (Urbana, IL) · ★★★★☆ · June 01, 2008
I learned why I have lost so many umbrellas in my life. Why I try to open my office door with my house key. Now, why should my hats and caps have half-lives of less than a year? Where is that mosquito control association cap I got from the World's Leading Authority? Freud pretty much convinced me... ...more
By Alex (London, The United Kingdom) · ★★★★☆ · November 29, 2010
Yeah yeah yeah, Frued has been discredited by over half a century of physiological study, and his theories are filled with holes and contradictions even when taken on their own terms, but come on... this stuff is fun.

The Psychopathology of Everyday Life is an interesting, accessible book demonstr... ...more
By Remo (Spain) · ★★★☆☆ · December 23, 2014
Empiezo a darme cuenta de que Freud fallaba y creo que sé dónde. El busilis es la aparente coincidecia iterada. En este libro explica mediante sus hipótesis psicoanalíticas (lo intenta al menos) los olvidos casuales, las faltas al hablar o escribir (lapsus linguae y lapsus calami, como dato curio... ...more
By Ennio (Rome, 07, Italy) · ★☆☆☆☆ · September 21, 2012
Dopo aver covato per anni una certa avversione per la psicologia e gli psicologi in generale, principalmente grazie alla falsa idea che media e persone di dubbia intelligenza propinano a riguardo, mi sono lentamente avvicinato a questo mondo con un discreto interesse.
Da dove iniziare allora, se n... ...more
By Maureen (Prague, Czech Republic) · ★★★★☆ · May 18, 2013
Surprisingly good.

Now that we live in a post-Fruedian universe - it is very interesting to go back and see how it all came about - this book was very readable, the stories he tells, he tells well. It's not always easy to catch everything he is getting at - but in general a very good thesis.

i do... ...more
By Brandon (Muncie, IN) · ★★☆☆☆ · May 16, 2007
I read this as a required reading in one of my classes in graduate school (which may have something to do with how I rated it). At the end of the book I was left wondering if anyone would ever suggest this book if the authors name wasn't Freud. ...more
By Tatiana (DraCat) (Moscow, Russian Federation) · ★★★★★ · April 13, 2009
Перечитывая Фрейда с немного другим, чем пять лет назад, багажом за плечами, понимаю, что раньше я не читала его книг. Взгляд студента всегда избирателен - выхватывает то, что нужно к зачету, реферату, вообще, что нужно. За этим теряется специфика текста. Научный текст - это особая стилистика. Но... ...more
By Jana (The United States) · ★★★★☆ · January 28, 2008
Freud's work is foundational for understanding theory. Without reading his work, we can't possibly get all the references of the other theorists who followed. So... as part of my MFA program, we read the entire body of Freud's work.

I had a lot of resistance to Freud... mostly feminist critique.... ...more
By Ricardo (Cascais, 14, Portugal) · ★★★★☆ · August 22, 2014
Psicopatologia da vida Quotidiana (1.ª edição, 1904) consiste num tratado sobre as incidências do lapso, do esquecimento, da ilusão da memória -- daquilo a que o senso comum assimilou no último século como acto falhado, nas pessoas cujo comportamento é considerado normativo, e nos quais Freud ide... ...more
By Curt (Chicago, IL) · ★★★★☆ · October 02, 2007
How to make people really self-conscious when they drop, slip, miss-spell, forget, are late, or bump into something. ...more