CONSCIENCE

a person's knowledge or right and wrong. With regard to psychoanalysis, is the superego, or moral part of the person's character, which behaves as evaluator and moderator of one's behaviors and state of mind.

CONSCIENCE: "Mary's conscience got the best of her and she confessed her role in the crime."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CONSCIENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/conscience/ (accessed July 13, 2020).
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