Saturday, June 20, 2009

From Self-Recognition To Self-Awareness To Self-Identity To Self-Actualization

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Throughout This Journey, The Soul Remains Silently Observant

Freshmen psychology students are exposed to the concept of animal cognition at some point as they immerse deep into the semesters. One topic they are introduced to in the subject is "mirror self recognition", or MSR. This is a test that determines whether animals can recognize themselves in the mirror - and their ability to do so tells us whether they are aware of their own existence as a distinct, objective entity.


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