publication . Article . 2017

Toward a Glossary of Self-related Terms

Morin, Alain;
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  • Published: 01 Feb 2017 Journal: Frontiers in Psychology, volume 8 (issn: 1664-1078, eissn: 1664-1078, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Frontiers Media S.A.
Some scholars have noted that an impressive number of self-related terms have been gradually introduced in the scientific literature. Several of these terms are either ill-defined or synonymous, creating confusion, and redundancy. In an effort to minimize this problem, I present a novel and systematic way of looking at possible relations between several key self-terms. I also propose a tentative classification scheme of self-terms as follows: (1) basic terms related to the overall process of self-perception (e.g., self-awareness), (2) non self-terms that are importantly associated to some other self-terms (e.g., consciousness and Theory of Mind), (3) processes r...
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publication . Article . 2017

Toward a Glossary of Self-related Terms

Morin, Alain;